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Unformatted text preview: ETX 138 January 6, 2011 Federal and State government, laws and regulations January 6, 2011 George V. Alexeeff, Ph.D., D.A.B.T. ETX 138 January 6, 2011 California Laws 1. Statute passed by the Legislature – Signed by the governor – If vetoed, overridden by the legislature. 2. Initiative approved by the voters, – such as Proposition 65. ETX 138 January 6, 2011 Where to Find California Statutes http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/ - The official site for California legislative information. It is maintained by the Legislative Counsel of California, pursuant to California law. http://legitech.com/ - State Net tracks tens of thousands of bills in all 50 states and Congress at any given time http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/ ETX 138 January 6, 2011 California Law Website ETX 138 January 6, 2011 ETX 138 January 6, 2011 Proposed Bill- AB319 Introduced Feb 10, 2005. Prohibits the use of Bisphenol-A and phthalates in toys and childcare products (baby bottles, pacifiers) designed for babies and children under three years of age. Sponsor: Environment California, says these chemicals pose too much risk for babies and small children and alternatives exist. Opposition: Essential for many products. Trace amounts pose no danger Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1938) Series B, Biological Sciences, Vol. 125, No. 839, pp. 222-232 ETX 138 January 6, 2011 ETX 138 January 6, 2011 Example of Proposed Bill- AB319 (continued) -Supporters: Environment California (sponsor), Breast Cancer Fund, CA Communities Against Toxics, CA Environmental Rights Alliance, CA League of Conservation Voters, CA Safe Schools, Children’s Environmental Health Coalition, Clean Water Action, Community Action to Fight Asthma, Del Amo Action Committee, Environmental Working Group, Pacoima Beautiful, Philippine Action Committee, Sierra Club CA ETX 138 January 6, 2011 Example of Proposed Bill- AB319 (continued) Opponents: merican Electronics Association, Big Time Toys, A Chamber of Commerce, CA Grocers Association, CA League of Food Processors, CA Manufacturers and Technology Association, CA Retailers Association, Food Products Association, Funrise Toys, rocery Manufacturers Association, International Bottled Water Association, Metal Container Corp., Legoland CA, Mega Bloks Inc., Polyform Products Co., ETX 138 January 6, 2011 Example of Proposed Bill- AB319 (continued) VOTES - ROLL CALL MEASURE: AB 319 AUTHOR: Chan TOPIC: Phthalates and bisphenol-A in children's prod DATE: 04/26/2005 LOCATION: ASM. ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY AND TOXIC MATERIALS. MOTION: Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations. (AYES 4. NOES 2.) (PASS) AYES **** Ruskin, Chu, Goldberg, Pavley NOES **** Tran, Strickland ABSENT, ABSTAINING, OR NOT VOTING **** De La Torre ETX 138 January 6, 2011 Example of Proposed Bill- AB319 (continued) 2005 Feb. 10 Read first time in the Assembly....
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