1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 458, the first committee engrossment, as
1.3Page 1, delete section 1
1.4Page 3, line 21, after "regulations" insert "originating in Minnesota or in other states"
1.5Page 3, line 22, delete everything after "products"
1.6Page 3, delete line 23
1.7Page 3, line 24, delete everything before the period and after "shall" insert "compile
1.9Page 3, line 25 delete everything after "thereafter"
1.10Page 3, line 26, delete everything before "about"
1.11Page 3, after line 27, insert:
1.12"(b) The department is authorized to participate in an interstate clearinghouse to
1.13promote safer chemicals in consumer products in cooperation with other states and
1.14governmental entities. The department may cooperate with the interstate clearinghouse to
1.15classify existing chemicals in commerce into categories of concern. The department may
1.16also cooperate with the interstate clearinghouse in order to organize and manage available
1.17data on chemicals, including information on uses, hazards, and environmental concerns; to
1.18produce and inventory information on safer alternatives to specific uses of chemicals of
1.19concern and on model policies and programs; to provide technical assistance to businesses
1.20and consumers related to safer chemicals; and to undertake other activities in support of
1.21state programs to promote safer chemicals."
1.22Page 3, line 28, delete "(b)" and insert "(c)" and delete "advisory council" and insert
1.24Page 3, line 29, delete "review" and insert "share" and delete "and" and insert "with
1.25an external scientific peer review panel convened by the department. By January 15, 2011,
1.26and each January 15 thereafter, the department shall"
1.27Page 3, line 31, after "proposals" insert "(i)"
2.1Page 3, line 32, after "proposals" insert "or (ii) any regulations or proposals initiated
2.2by the department itself, by another state agency, or by legislation"
2.3Page 3, line 34, delete "advisory council" and insert "department's external scientific
2.4peer review panel"
2.5Page 4, delete lines 6 to 10 and insert:
2.6"(d) The department shall report on the regulations and proposals for which no
2.7recommendation was made by the external scientific peer review panel."
2.8Page 4, delete section 4
2.9Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.10Amend the title accordingly