House Bill 559

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Last Action 02/23/21: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1602
Sponsors N. Kulkarni, T. Bojanowski, K. Bratcher, J. Raymond
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of subchapter 10 of KRS Chapter 224 to define "PFAS chemicals"; require the Energy and Environment Cabinet on or before January 1, 2022, to promulgate administrative regulations establishing maximum PFAS chemical limits and monitoring requirements for drinking water provided by public and semi-public water systems; require the Energy and Environment Cabinet on or before January 1, 2022, to promulgate administrative regulations establishing maximum PFAS chemical limits and monitoring requirements for discharges into the waters of the Commonwealth; provide that maximum PFAS chemical limits be designed to protect public health and be updated; provide that nothing in the section interferes with the Energy and Environment Cabinet's responsibilities under the federal Water Pollution Control Act or the Safe Drinking Water Act; amend 227.395 to prohibit the use of personal protection equipment for firefighting or firefighting training that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals after January 1, 2022.
Index Headings of Original Version Environment and Conservation - PFAS chemicals, drinking water and discharge limits, administrative regulation, establishment
Firefighters and Fire Departments - PFAS chemicals, personal protection equipment, firefighting, prohibition
Pollution - PFAS chemicals, drinking water and discharge limits, establish by administrative regulation
Public Health - PFAS chemicals, drinking water and discharge limits, administrative regulation, establishment
Water Supply - PFAS chemicals, drinking water and discharge limits, administrative regulation, establishment
Waterways and Dams - PFAS chemicals, drinking water and discharge limits, administrative regulation, establishment
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - PFAS chemicals, drinking water and discharge limits, establishment
Local Mandate - PFAS chemicals, drinking water and discharge limits, administrative regulation, establishment

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02/23/21
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)


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