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Bill Detail: HB20-1119

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Title State Government Regulation Of Perfluoroalkyl And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances
Status Governor Signed (06/29/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Public Health
  • State Government
House Sponsors L. Landgraf (R)
T. Exum Sr. (D)
Senate Sponsors P. Lee (D)
D. Hisey (R)
House Committee Energy and Environment
Senate Committee Finance
Date Introduced 01/15/2020

The bill addresses the authority of the state government to regulate
perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
Section 1 of the bill addresses when PFAS may be used for
firefighting foam system testing both in general and in certain aircraft

Section 2 grants the department of public health and environment
the power to adopt and enforce standards and regulations that require
public drinking water systems to sample drinking water supply sources
and finished drinking water for PFAS.
Section 3 clarifies that the water quality control commission
may set standards related to PFAS in surface water and groundwater and
may require wastewater systems to collect PFAS data relevant to the
commission setting PFAS standards.
Section 4 requires the solid and hazardous waste commission to
promulgate rules for a certificate of registration for any facility or fire
department that possesses PFAS in firefighting agents or firefighting
equipment and for standards for the capture and disposal of PFAS in
firefighting agents or firefighting equipment.

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