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2013 House Bill 4994: Ban personal care product "micro beads"
  1. Introduced by Rep. Terry Brown (D) on September 17, 2013, to prohibit the manufacture and sale in Michigan of personal care products containing plastic particles. This refers to "micro beads" in some brands of toothpaste and facial or body washes, which reportedly accumulate in the Great Lakes.
    • Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on September 17, 2013.