H.650 – An act relating to prohibiting perfluoralkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in products to be sold in Vermont and the use and import of wastes containing microplastics

Bill Post Update: 3/21/22 The Committee of jurisdiction did not pursue this bill past its first reading.

Sponsor(s): Rep. James McCullough, Rep. Gabrielle Stebbins, Rep. Barbara Rachelson

Location: House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife

Last Recorded Action: House 1/14/2022 – Read First Time and referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife House 1/14/2022 – Read First Time and referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife

Subject: Conservation and development; solid waste; water quality; PFAS;
biosolids

Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to prohibit the intentional use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in products to be sold in Vermont. This bill also proposes to prohibit the use and import of wastes that contain microplastics.

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