|HB 1472-S - DIGEST|
|(SUBSTITUTED FOR - SEE 2ND SUB)|
Establishes the toxics reduction act.
Requires the department of ecology to: (1) In consultation with the department of health, select up to four chemicals for the development of chemical action plans; and
(2) When developing a chemical action plan, convene an external advisory committee to provide stakeholder input, expertise, and additional information.
Establishes a permanent chemical safety committee in the office of the governor to fulfill the duties outlined in this act.
Requires the department of enterprise services to establish purchasing and procurement policies that provide a preference for products and products in packaging that do not contain persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic chemicals.
Prohibits an agency from knowingly purchasing products or products in packaging containing persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic chemicals.
Provides for termination and review, under the sunset act, of the chemical safety committee, and certain duties of the department of ecology related to this act.