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Regulate Sale Transfer Sodium Nitrite

Concerning regulation on the sale of sodium nitrite.
2024 Regular Session
Public Health
Bill Summary

The act limits the sale or transfer of a product containing sodium nitrite in a concentration greater than 10% of the mass or volume of the product (covered product) to commercial businesses that are verified to require a covered product.

The act requires covered products to meet specified labeling requirements.

A person who violates the requirements of the act is subject to a civil penalty of $10,000 for a first offense and up to $1,000,000 for a second or subsequent violation. The attorney general or an aggrieved individual may bring a civil action to enforce the act and, if an aggrieved individual prevails in a civil action, the aggrieved individual is entitled to the greater of actual economic damages or $3,000, attorney fees, and costs.

APPROVED by Governor April 17, 2024

EFFECTIVE July 1, 2024
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/17/2024 Signed Act PDF
    04/12/2024 Final Act PDF
    03/25/2024 Rerevised PDF
    03/22/2024 Revised PDF
    02/06/2024 Reengrossed PDF
    02/05/2024 Engrossed PDF
    01/10/2024 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details