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HB 2545 - 2015-16
Reducing public health threats that particularly impact highly exposed populations, including children and firefighters, by establishing a process for the department of health to restrict the use of toxic flame retardant chemicals in certain types of consumer products.
Companion Bill: SB 6440
Bill History

2016 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 14
First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Jan 27
Public hearing in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 2
Executive action scheduled, but the motion to report the bill out of the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 8:00 AM failed. (Committee Materials)
Feb 3
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
HCW - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 5
Referred to Appropriations.
Feb 8
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 9
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; do pass 1st substitute bill proposed by Health Care & Wellness. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 11
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 15
1st substitute bill substituted (HCW 16). (View 1st Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 76; nays, 21; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Feb 17
First reading, referred to Health Care. (View Original Bill)
Feb 25
Public hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health Care at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 26
HLTH - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 29
Public hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 12:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 4
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Committee amendment not adopted.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 8
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 96; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)
Mar 10
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Apr 1
Governor signed.
Chapter 176, 2016 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/9/2016.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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