Description: Public playgrounds; prohibit the use of chromated copper arsenate treated lumber in playground structures.
Bill Text: [Introduced]
History of Actions:
|1||01/20 (S) Referred To Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res|
|2||02/04 (S) Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 2003|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|Vote type required||Majority|
Principal Author: Dawkins
Title: AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF LUMBER TREATED WITH CHROMATED COPPER ARSENATE IN STRUCTURES ON PUBLIC PLAYGROUNDS; TO REQUIRE SCHOOL ENTITIES TO MINIMIZE LEACHING OF COPPER ARSENATE FROM SUCH STRUCTURES; TO REQUIRE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON THE HAZARDS TO PUBLIC HEALTH; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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