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SB-1422 California Safe Drinking Water Act: microplastics.(2017-2018)


 Section 116376 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

 (a) (1) The state board shall adopt requirements for the annual testing for, and reporting of, the amount of microplastics in drinking water, including public disclosure of those results.
(2) Before adopting the requirements described in paragraph (1), the state board shall adopt a standard methodology to be used in the testing of drinking water for microplastics.
(b) The state board may implement subdivision (a) through the adoption of a policy handbook that is not subject to the requirements of Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.