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 Bill Status of HB5623  9th General Assembly

Short Description:  KIDS PLAY SAFE ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Jack D. Franks - Michelle Mussman

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Kids Play Safe Act. Declares certain conditions involving indoor play structures to be public nuisances dangerous to the public health. Provides that when a nuisance, unsanitary condition, or cause of sickness exists on private property, the county or municipal board of health or the local health department shall order the owner or occupant to remove it at his or her own expense within 24 hours. Provides that any person who violates the provisions concerning the removal of a nuisance, unsanitary condition, or cause of sickness from private property is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor and shall pay a fine of not more than $500. Provides that (i) an owner or operator of a food establishment with an indoor play area who has knowledge of an unsanitary condition or a maintenance problem and who fails to take corrective measures within 24 hours after he or she has knowledge of the unsanitary condition or maintenance problem and (ii) a member of a board of health or an officer of a local health department who with criminal negligence fails or refuses to perform a duty established pursuant to the Act are guilty of a Class C misdemeanor.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/15/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  2/27/2012HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  3/6/2012HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Consumer Protection Committee; 003-018-000
  3/6/2012HouseRemains in Consumer Protection Committee
  3/9/2012HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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