HB 1472

Governor’s toxics bill passed out of committee, referred to Rules

April 8th, 2015  |  Published in HB 1472

HB 1472 (Concerning use of chemical action plans to require safer chemicals in Washington) was passed out of the Senate Ways and Means committee. You can view the executive session here.

Governor’s toxics bill scheduled for executive session today

April 7th, 2015  |  Published in HB 1472

HB 1472 (Concerning use of chemical action plans to require safer chemicals in Washington) will be considered in an executive session in the Senate Ways and Means committee today at 10 a.m.

Governor’s toxic bill passes out of senate committee onto Ways and Means, Ecology authority removed

April 1st, 2015  |  Published in HB 1472

HB 1472 (Concerning use of chemical action plans to require safer chemicals in Washington) was passed out of the Energy, Environment & Telecommunications, but with an amendment that removes major Ecology’s role in the bill. The bill was passed along to the Senate Ways and Means committee.

The amendment takes away Ecology’s authority to enforce the new laws:

The department may adopt rules as necessary for the purpose of implementing, administering, and enforcing this chapter, except that rules adopted to implement section 5 of this act may not require a manufacturer to conduct an alternatives assessment without express authority from the legislature.

Governor’s toxics bill scheduled for executive session

March 27th, 2015  |  Published in HB 1472

HB 1472 (Concerning use of chemical action plans to require safer chemicals in Washington) will be considered in the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment and Telecommunications  during executive session on Tuesday, March 31 at 1:30 p.m.

The most recent bill report is here.

Governor’s toxics bill heard in hearing in Senate committee

March 25th, 2015  |  Published in HB 1472

HB 1472 (Concerning use of chemical action plans to require safer chemicals in Washington) was part of a public hearing in the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment and Telecommunications yesterday. You can watch the hearing below or here.

Governor’s toxics bill scheduled for hearing in Senate committee

March 20th, 2015  |  Published in HB 1472

HB 1472 (Concerning use of chemical action plans to require safer chemicals in Washington) has been scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment and Telecommunications at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday March 24.

The most recent bill report can be found here.

Governor’s toxics bill passed out of House

March 12th, 2015  |  Published in HB 1472

HB 1472 (Concerning use of chemical action plans to require safer chemicals in Washington) was passed out of the House yesterday. The bill was amended on the house floor to be nullified if it is not funded through the state budget.

Governor’s toxics bill passed out of committee, referred to Rules

March 2nd, 2015  |  Published in HB 1472

HB 1472 (Concerning use of chemical action plans to require safer chemicals in Washington) was passed out of the House Appropriations Committee. You can view the executive session 

Here is the most recent staff report on the bill.

Governor’s toxics bill heard in public hearing in Appropriations, scheduled for executive session today

February 27th, 2015  |  Published in HB 1472

HB 1472 (Concerning use of chemical action plans to require safer chemicals in Washington) was heard in a public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 26. Two amendments dealing with specific appropriations in the bill are summarized in the substitute bill passed. You can watch the hearing here and here or in the windows below.

The bill will also be considered in executive session today. An analysis of the bill can be found here.

Governor’s toxics bill scheduled for hearing in Appropriations this morning

February 26th, 2015  |  Published in HB 1472

HB 1472 (Concerning use of chemical action plans to require safer chemicals in Washington) has been scheduled for a hearing in theHouse Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 26. You can watch the hearing here when it airs.. An analysis of the bill can be found here.