Skip to main content
Colorado General AssemblyToggle Main Menu
Agency NameToggle Agency Menu
HB20-1119

State Government Regulation Of Perfluoroalkyl And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances

Concerning the authority of the state government to regulate perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2020 Regular Session
Subjects:
Public Health
State Government
Bill Summary

The act addresses the authority of the state government to regulate perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

Section 1 of the act addresses when PFAS may be used for firefighting foam system testing both in general and in certain aircraft hangars.

Section 2 requires the solid and hazardous waste commission to promulgate rules for both a certificate of registration for any facility, fire department, or lessee subject to federal rules and regulations that uses or stores PFAS in its operations and for standards for the capture and disposal of PFAS.

Section 3 prohibits the use of class B firefighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS in certain aircraft hangars beginning January 1, 2023.

The act appropriates $43,836 from the hazardous waste service fund to the department of public health and environment for use by the hazardous materials and waste management division.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

Menu

Bill Text

COVID-19 Resources
2021 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book)
NORTH ENTRANCE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.  TO ENTER THE CAPITOL, USE THE SOUTH ENTRANCE, UNDER THE STAIRS, AT 14th AVENUE AND SHERMAN STREET.