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S 1231 General Bill, By Turner and Shealy
Summary: Environmental protection and conservation
    A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 48 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION, BY ADDING A NEW CHAPTER TO PROVIDE NECESSARY DEFINITIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT USE A BALANCING PRODUCT THAT CONTAINS LEAD OR MERCURY WHEN REPLACING OR BALANCING A TIRE ON A MOTOR VEHICLE OR AIRCRAFT, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON SHALL NOT SELL OR OFFER TO SELL OR DISTRIBUTE WEIGHTS OR OTHER PRODUCTS FOR BALANCING MOTOR VEHICLE OR AIRCRAFT WHEELS IF THE WEIGHT OR OTHER BALANCING PRODUCT CONTAINS LEAD OR MERCURY THAT WAS INTENTIONALLY ADDED DURING THE MANUFACTURE OF THE PRODUCT, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON SHALL NOT SELL NEW MOTOR VEHICLES OR AIRCRAFTS WITH LEAD OR MERCURY, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON SHALL NOT SHRED OR CRUSH, OR MARKET FOR SHREDDING OR CRUSHING, ANY MOTOR VEHICLE, AIRCRAFT, WATERCRAFT, OR RAILROAD OR INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT WITHOUT INSPECTING SUCH FOR LEAD OR MERCURY, TO PROVIDE THAT MERCURY IN WHEEL WEIGHTS AND OTHER BALANCING PRODUCTS FOR MOTOR VEHICLE AND AIRCRAFT WHEELS MUST BE RECYCLED OR OTHERWISE MANAGED TO COMPLY WITH SECTION 44-56-130, AND TO PROVIDE THAT PRIOR TO JANUARY 1, 2017, THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL PRODUCE AND DISTRIBUTE EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS ON THE PROHIBITIONS REQUIRED UNDER THIS SECTION.
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04/13/16Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 5)
04/13/16Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 5)



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