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 Bill Status of SB2954  101st General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura Fine - Melinda Bush, Laura M. Murphy, Christopher Belt, Robert F. Martwick, Robert Peters, Ann Gillespie, Sara Feigenholtz, Julie A. Morrison and Elgie R. Sims, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Coal Tar Sealant Disclosure Act. Requires specified persons and entities, public schools and public school districts, and State agencies to disclose the use of a coal tar-based sealant or high polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon sealant product. Requires public schools or public school districts and State agencies to post, for a minimum of 10 years after application, signage regarding the dangers such use poses. Provides requirements for disclosures made and signage posted under the Act. Requires persons or entities to provide information regarding alternative sealant upon request and public schools or public school districts and the State to seek an asphalt-based sealant when distributing any request for proposals. Requires public schools or public school districts and State agencies to determine whether specified benefits of alternative products outweigh the cost, and if so to use them. On or before January 1, 2021, requires the Department of Public Health to adopt rules for prescribed procedures and standards to be used in assessing acceptable levels of high polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon content of pavement seals on properties covered under the Act. Provides that the Department, in consultation with the State Board of Education, shall conduct outreach to public schools and public school districts regarding coal tar-based sealant and high polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon product. Provides that units of local government shall adopt ordinances providing for the enforcement of the Act. Provides that a person or entity who commits a violation of the Act shall be subject to a civil penalty of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000 and that each incidence of violation shall be deemed a separate offense. Contains other provisions.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Removes a provision requiring a unit of local government to adopt an ordinance providing for enforcement of the Act and oversee distribution of specified disclosure materials and enforcement of the ordinance.

DateChamber Action
  2/4/2020SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura Fine
  2/4/2020SenateFirst Reading
  2/4/2020SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/11/2020SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
  2/18/2020SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/21/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/25/2020SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura Fine
  2/25/2020SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/25/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  2/25/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  2/25/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  2/25/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  2/25/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/25/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  2/25/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  2/26/2020SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Environment and Conservation
  2/27/2020SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  2/27/2020SenateDo Pass as Amended Environment and Conservation; 006-003-001
  2/27/2020SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 3, 2020
  3/25/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 7, 2020
  4/12/2020SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  4/23/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 15, 2020
  4/30/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 22, 2020
  5/7/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 29, 2020
  5/15/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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