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AB-622 Washing machines: microfiber filtration.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/12/2021 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 622


Introduced by Assembly Member Friedman
(Coauthor: Assembly Member Stone)

February 12, 2021


An act to add Chapter 10 (commencing with Section 119410) to Part 15 of Division 104 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to environmental health.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 622, as introduced, Friedman. Washing machines: microfiber filtration.
Existing law, to protect public health and water quality, regulates a broad range of consumer products and processes, including water softeners, water treatment devices, and backflow prevention devices, among others.
This bill would require, on or before January 1, 2024, that all washing machines sold as new in California contain a microfiber filtration system with a mesh size of 100 microns or smaller.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Chapter 10 (commencing with Section 119410) is added to Part 15 of Division 104 of the Health and Safety Code, to read:
CHAPTER  10. Washing Machines

119410.
 On or before January 1, 2024, all washing machines sold as new in California shall contain a microfiber filtration system with a mesh size of 100 microns or smaller.