DTSC releases final 2018-2020 workplan & NPEs in laundry detergent profile, more to come

By Dawn Koepke

Capitol Update, May 18, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (DTSC) Safer Consumer Products Program recently released its final 2018-2020 Workplan, adding two new product categories - food packaging and lead acid batteries.  The Workplan will be the basis for future product-chemical priority listings that, once adopted via regulation, would be subject to manufacturer review of whether t ... » More
Jarrell Cook

‘Teddy Bears and Toasters Act’ regulating connected devices moving in its second house

By Jarrell Cook, Associate Policy Director

Capitol Update, May 18, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson’s (D-Santa Barbara) SB 327 has been assigned to the Assembly Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection. CMTA has previously covered the bill here. The amended bill removes its previous design mandates and, instead, would require a manufacturer that sells or offers to sell a connected device in this state to equip the device with reasonab ... » More
Nicole Rice

Cal/OSHA releases new draft proposal on indoor heat illness regulations

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, May 18, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration, better known as Cal/OSHA, has released another revised draft for the Indoor Heat Illness Regulation. In 2016, legislation was passed that requires Cal/OSHA to recommend a heat illness protocol for indoor workers to the Occupational Health and Safety Standards Board (Standards Board) for their review and/or approval by Janua ... » More
Michael Shaw

CMTA coalition files comments on Cap-and-Trade changes

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, May 11, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Last week, a CMTA-led coalition filed comments in response to the April 26thworkshop where Air Resources Board (ARB) staff shared their current thinking on amendments to the Cap-and-Trade regulation in light of last year’s AB 398. AB 398, the CMTA-supported deal to extend the Cap-and-Trade program to 2030, called on ARB to make a number of changes designed to conta ... » More

More Recent Capitol Updates


» ‘Teddy Bears and Toasters Act’ regulating connected devices moving in its second house May 18, 2018
» Cal/OSHA releases new draft proposal on indoor heat illness regulations May 18, 2018
» CMTA coalition files comments on Cap-and-Trade changes May 11, 2018
» Bill creating a sales tax on services to be heard in committee May 11, 2018
» Workforce update in the May Revise May 11, 2018

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