HB 119 Requires public water systems and public water supply districts to notify certain persons and entities prior to modifications to water fluoridation

Current Bill Summary

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HCS/HB 119 - This act requires any public water system or public water supply district to notify the Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Health and Senior Services, and their customers if they intend to modify fluoridation levels of its water supply. The notification shall be in a time and manner as set forth in this act. If notification requirements are not observed by the system or district, they shall reinstate fluoridation until proper notification of fluoridation cessation is provided. If the water system is investor-owned, the entity seeking to cease fluoridation is required to meet the requirements set forth in this act.

This act has an emergency clause.

This act is identical to a provision contained in HCS/SS/SB 476 (2015), and is similar to SCS/HCS/SB 1078 (2014).

KAYLA CRIDER


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