325E.387 REVIEW OF DECABROMODIPHENYL ETHER.
Subdivision 1. Commissioner duties.
The commissioner in consultation with the
commissioners of health and public safety shall review uses of commercial decabromodiphenyl
ether, availability of technically feasible and safer alternatives, fire safety, and any evidence
regarding the potential harm to public health and the environment posed by commercial
decabromodiphenyl ether and the alternatives. The commissioner must consult with key
stakeholders. The commissioner must also review the findings from similar state and federal
agencies and must report their findings and recommendations to the appropriate committees of
the legislature no later than January 15, 2008.
Subd. 2. State procurement.
By January 1, 2008, the commissioner of administration shall
make available for purchase and use by all state agencies equipment, supplies, and other products
that do not contain polybrominated diphenyl ethers, unless exempted under section
History: 2007 c 57 art 1 s 151