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AB-1240 Indoor air pollution.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 01/21/2022 12:16 PM

Amended  IN  Assembly  January 24, 2022
Amended  IN  Assembly  January 03, 2022


Assembly Bill
No. 1240

Introduced by Assembly Member Ting

February 19, 2021

An act to add and repeal Section 39930.1 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to air pollution.


AB 1240, as amended, Ting. Indoor air pollution.
Existing law requires the State Air Resources Board, in consultation with other state agencies and interested members of the public, to provide a report to the Legislature on issues relating to indoor air pollution by January 1, 2004.
This bill would require the state board to provide to the Legislature an addendum, as specified, to the above-described report by January 1, 2024. 2025. The bill would repeal these provisions on January 1, 2028. 2029.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


 Section 39930.1 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

 (a) On or before January 1, 2024, 2025, the state board shall submit to the Legislature an addendum to the report required pursuant to Section 39930 that contains updates, as necessary based on the state board’s assessment, on indoor air pollutants and their associated health impacts. The addendum shall provide updates when the science is no longer valid or is in need of further development. The state board shall consider updates, including, but not limited to, on potential health effects from ozone-emitting consumer products, natural gas sources, and indoor sources of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The addendum shall be prepared in compliance with the consultation requirement in subdivision (a) of Section 39930 and the external scientific review requirement in subdivision (c) of Section 39930.
(b) Implementation of this section is contingent upon an appropriation by the Legislature in the annual Budget Act or another statute for this purpose.
(c) The addendum described in subdivision (a) shall be submitted to the Legislature in accordance with Section 9795 of the Government Code.
(d) Pursuant to Section 10231.5 of the Government Code, this section is repealed on January 1, 2028. 2029.