House Bill 717

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Last Action 03/01/22: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to trichloroethylene.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 2009
Sponsor R. Dotson
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of subchapter 20 of KRS Chapter 224 to define terms; require that beginning June 1, 2023, owners or operators of facilities permitted as air contaminant sources shall not use trichloroethylene (TCE) subject to exceptions and time extensions for small businesses; allow the permitting agency to require additional information and impose additional restrictions based on impacts from nearby sources or background concentrations; require that any replacement chemical for TCE be less toxic to human health, as approved by the secretary for the Energy and Environment Cabinet; allow for mandatory and permissive exceptions to the TCE prohibitions based on certain criteria; require the Energy and Environment Cabinet promulgate administrative regulations on or before January 1, 2023 to carry out the requirements of the section, including establishing health risk limits for TCE concentrations in the air and drinking water; create a new section of KRS Chapter 338 to require that after January 1, 2023, employers at workplaces where employees may be exposed to TCE post warnings about the dangers of TCE exposure.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Trichloroethylene, health risks at workplaces, posting
Environment and Conservation - Trichloroethylene, prohibition, permitted air contaminant sources
Hazardous Materials - Trichloroethylene, prohibition, permitted air contaminant sources
Pollution - Trichloroethylene, prohibition, permitted air contaminant sources
Public Health - Trichloroethylene, prohibition, permitted air contaminant sources
Safety - Trichloroethylene, prohibition, permitted air contaminant sources
Small Business - Trichloroethylene, prohibition, small business, time extension
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Trichloroethylene, health risk limits, air and drinking water, establishment
Workforce - Trichloroethylene, health risks at workplaces, posting

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03/01/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)


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