If, pursuant to RCW 70.285.040
, the department finds that alternative brake friction material is available:
(1)(a) By December 31st of the year in which the finding is made, the department shall publish the information required by RCW 70.285.040
in the Washington State Register and present it in a report to the appropriate committees of the legislature; and
(b) The report must include recommendations for exemptions on original equipment service and brake friction material manufactured prior to dates specified in this section and may include recommendations for other exemptions.
(2) Beginning eight years after the report in subsection (1) of this section is published in the Washington State Register, no manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, or distributor may sell or offer for sale brake friction material in Washington state containing more than 0.5 percent copper and its compounds by weight, as specified in the report.
(3) The department shall adopt rules to implement this section.