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SF 3955

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/05/2020 08:49am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to environment; authorizing compost facilities to refuse certain compostable
products; appropriating money to monitor water quality; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [115A.566] ACCEPTING CERTAIN COMPOSTABLE PRODUCTS
CONTAINING PFAS.
new text end

new text begin Until a state or federal statute or rule is enacted that prohibits incorporating perfluoroalkyl
and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) into food serviceware or other compostable products,
a compost facility may elect not to accept such products for composting.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginWATER QUALITY MONITORING FOR PFAS; APPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin $....... in fiscal year 2021 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of
the Pollution Control Agency to monitor groundwater and surface water near compost
facilities for the presence of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances. This is a onetime
appropriation.
new text end