Partners for Our Children

Governor: One-time funding and FTE staff are provided for the department to write rules required under executive request legislation directing manufacturers and users of certain chemicals of concern to take steps that reduce or eliminate use of these chemicals. During the 2015-17 biennium, the department will adopt rules for identifying problem chemicals, including those slated for potential chemical action plan development.
House: Pursuant to Engrossed Second Substitute House Bill 1472 (Chemical action plans), one-time funding and FTE staff are provided to write rules describing the process for obtaining chemical information from manufacturers and for ordering additional information when needed.