Location: House Committee on Environment and Energy
Last Recorded Action: House 2/24/2023 – Read First Time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy
Sponsor(s): Rep. Amy Sheldon
Subject: Conservation and development; water quality; expanded polystyrene foam
Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to require that when a person installs a buoy, dock, or floating structure on the waters of the State, expanded polystyrene foam used for floatation shall be encapsulated by a protective covering or shall be designed to prevent the expanded polystyrene foam from disintegrating into the water. The bill also would prohibit a person from selling, distributing, or using certain expanded polystyrene foam products in or on the wasters of the State.
Read the Bill as Introduced (7 pages )