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*AB-2515 (Papan): PFAS out of menstrual products*

AVFCA Commentary:
Legislation Details
Bill Name: Menstrual products: perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)
Bill Number: AB-2515
Bill Author(s): Assembly Member Diane Papan
Legislative Session / Year: 2024
State: California
AVFCA Position: Support
Bill Synopsis: This bill would prohibit any person from selling any menstrual products that contain regulated PFAS.
LegInfo Bill Link: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=202320240AB2515
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Effective Date if Passed: 01/01/2025
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BILL STATUS

Introduced

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Set FOR Hearing ON 05-AUG-24 10 a.m. (07/03/24).
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 10. Noes 0.) (07/02/24). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on JUD (06/24/24).
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on JUD. (Ayes 5. Noes 0.) (06/19/24). Re-referred to Com. on JUD.
Set FOR Hearing ON 19-JUN-24 9 a.m. (06/06/24).
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on E.Q. (06/06/24).
Referred to Coms. on E.Q. and JUD (06/05/24).
In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment (05/23/24).
Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate (05/22/24).
Read second time. Ordered to third reading (05/20/24).
From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 11. Noes 1.) (05/16/24).
Set FOR Hearing ON 16-MAY-24 Upon adjournment of Session (05/09/24).
In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to suspense file (05/01/24).
Set FOR Hearing ON 01-MAY-24 9:30 a.m. (04/25/24).
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 10. Noes 1.); Re-referred to Com. on APPR (04/16/24).
Set FOR Hearing ON 16-APR-24 8:30 a.m. (04/10/24).
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on JUD. (Ayes 5. Noes 0.); Re-referred to Com. on JUD (04/10/24).
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on E.S. & T.M. Read second time and amended (04/04/24).
Re-referred to Com. on E.S. & T.M. (04/02/24).
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on E.S. & T.M. Read second time and amended (04/01/24).
Set FOR Hearing ON 09-APR-24 1:30 p.m. (March 19).
Referred to Coms. on E.S. & T.M. and JUD (03/07/24).
From printer. May be heard in committee March 15 (02/14/24).
Read first time. To print (02/13/24).

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