LD 1433 LR 1184(03)
An Act To Protect the Environment and Public Health by Further Reducing Toxic Chemicals in Packaging
Fiscal Note for Bill as Engrossed with:
C "A" (H-362)
Committee: Environment and Natural Resources
Fiscal Note
Minor cost increase - General Fund
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill amends the laws regarding the reduction of toxins in packaging to prohibit the sale of food packaging in the State to which phthalates, perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been intentionally introduced, effective January 1, 2022. Any additional costs to the Department of Environmental Protection for additional regulatory responsibilities and for related rulemaking are anticipated to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.