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          SENATE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS
                             Senator Ricardo Lara, Chair
                            2015 - 2016  Regular  Session

          SB 423 (Bates) - Retail nonprescription surplus products:  
          determinations for reuse.
          
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          |Version: July 6, 2015           |Policy Vote: E.Q. 7 - 0         |
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          |Urgency: Yes                    |Mandate: Yes                    |
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          |Hearing Date: August 27, 2015   |Consultant: Marie Liu           |
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          *********** ANALYSIS ADDENDUM - SUSPENSE FILE ***********
             The following information is revised to reflect amendments 
                     adopted by the committee on August 27, 2015


          Bill  
          Summary:  AB 423 would establish a process for the handling and  
          management of retail nonprescription pharmaceutical surplus  
          products.


          Fiscal  
          Impact:  Unknown costs to the Hazardous Waste Control Account  
          (special) for the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)  
          to "register" specified entities 


          Author  
          Amendments:  
           Clarify the roles of the Department of Public Health and DTSC 









          SB 423 (Bates)                                         Page 1 of  
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           Specify that a facility that elects to follow the procedures  
            in this bill are not subject to regulation of specified  
            products by the Medical Waste Management Act.




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