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2014 Regular Session
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Edwards,Representative Conger, Keny-Guyer, Thompson
Regular Sponsors: Senator Steiner Hayward, Representative Berger, Gomberg (Presession filed.)
Bill Title: Relating to high priority chemicals of concern for children's health; appropriating money; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Requires Oregon Health Authority to establish and maintain list of designated high priority chemicals of concern for children's health used in children's products.
Requires authority to post list, and information regarding health impacts associated with exposure to each chemical chemicals on list, on authority's website. Requires authority to periodically review and revise list. Requires manufacturers of certain children's products to provide notice to authority regarding chemicals on list. Provides that, five years after chemical is placed on list, manufacturer must seek waiver if manufacturer continues to sell certain children's products containing chemical. Establishes criteria for granting waivers. Allows authority to enter into certain data sharing agreements with other states. Allows authority to participate in Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse. Allows authority to establish certain fees by rule. Allows authority to impose civil penalties. Allows authority to accept certain funding. Requires manufacturers to submit certain hazard assessments to authority. Allows authority to establish methodology and standards for hazard assessments by rule. Establishes High Priority Chemicals of Concern for Children's Health Fund. Continuously appropriates moneys in fund to authority. Specifies uses of moneys. Allows authority to adopt rules to administer Act. Requires authority to provide biennial report to Legislative Assembly. Limits biennial expenditures from fees, moneys or other revenues, including Miscellaneous Receipts, but excluding lottery funds and federal funds, collected or received by authority. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
Current Subcommittee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means SubCommittee On Human Services
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