Calif. Senate Panel Advances Prop 65 Reform Bill

Law360, New York (June 20, 2013, 5:07 PM EDT) -- A California Senate panel Wednesday approved legislation that would allow businesses to avoid litigation brought under Proposition 65, the state's list of dangerous chemicals, by fixing safety violations within two weeks of being notified of them.

The Senate Environmental Quality Committee unanimously voted to pass and refer the bill, A.B. 227, to the Committee on Judiciary. The State Assembly approved the legislation in May by a 72-0 vote.

Prop 65 requires companies to warn consumers about products that contain dangerous levels of substances known to cause...
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