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Public Resources Code - PRC


  ( Division 30 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

PART 7. OTHER PROVISIONS [47000 - 48706]

  ( Part 7 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )

CHAPTER 1. Household Hazardous Substance Information and Collection [47000 - 47550]

  ( Heading of Chapter 1 (as affected by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35) amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1355, Sec. 52. )

ARTICLE 2. Public Information Program [47050 - 47052]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )


The board shall, in consultation with the Department of Toxic Substances Control, develop and implement a public information program to provide uniform and consistent information on the proper disposal of hazardous substances found in and around homes. The program may include information, consistent with product labeling, on the proper use and storage of products which contain hazardous substances and on safer substitutes for products which contain hazardous substances.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1346, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1993.)


The public information program shall be designed to provide uniform responses to public inquiries about household hazardous substances, and to assist the efforts of counties required to provide household hazardous waste collection, recycling, and disposal programs pursuant to Sections 47100 and 47101, and local agencies authorized to provide these programs.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 55. Effective March 30, 1990.)


The public information program shall include the development of pamphlets or other written materials which could be used by local agencies in conjunction with household hazardous waste collection or other programs which these agencies may or are required to offer. The written materials shall be prepared with the intent of promoting consistency in how these local programs define and handle household hazardous wastes.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 57. Effective March 30, 1990.)

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