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SF 1105

as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to develop health
risk limits for perfluorooctanoic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonate, and
perfluorobutanoic acid.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginHEALTH RISK LIMITS REQUIRED.
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new text begin By August 1, 2007, the commissioner of health shall develop and adopt by rule,
pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 14.388, clause (1), health risk limits, as defined
in Minnesota Statutes, section 103H.005, subdivision 3, for perfluorooctanoic acid,
perfluorooctane sulfonate, and perfluorobutanoic acid. The commissioner shall develop
and adopt the health risk limits according to Minnesota Statutes, section 144.0751,
and ensure that the health risk limits are based on currently available toxicity and
exposure data. Until the health risk limits are adopted by rule for perfluorooctanoic acid,
perfluorooctane sulfonate, and perfluorobutanoic acid, the interim health risk limit for each
of the chemicals is 0.5 parts per billion.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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