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2009 House Bill 4699: Ban deca-BDEs
Introduced by Rep. Deb Kennedy (D) on March 25, 2009
To prohibit the manufacture or distribution of products containing decabromodiphenyl ethers (deca-BDEs), which are a commonly used flame retardant for electronics, furniture, mattresses, etc.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Great Lakes and Environment Committee on March 25, 2009
Reported in the House on January 21, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on January 27, 2010
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises various details, but does not change its substance. This version was subsequently superseded by another substitute with more changes.
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on January 27, 2010
Substitute offered by Rep. Deb Kennedy (D) on January 27, 2010
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on January 27, 2010
Amendment offered by Rep. Deb Kennedy (D) on January 27, 2010
To require sellers or manufacturers of the banned products in Michigan to submit annual reports prior to when the total ban goes into effect detailing the amount they have have made or sold nationwide during the year.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on January 27, 2010
Received in the Senate on February 2, 2010
Referred to the Senate Government Operations and Reform Committee on February 2, 2010

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