ASSEMBLY, No. 3250

 

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

 

209th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED MARCH 1, 2001

 

 

Sponsored by:

Assemblyman ALBIO SIRES

District 33 (Hudson)

Assemblyman LEONARD LANCE

District 23 (Warren, Hunterdon and Mercer)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

    Bans sale of mercury thermometers.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

    As introduced.

 


An Act concerning mercury thermometers, and supplementing Title 13 of the Revised Statutes.

 

    Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

    1. Within 180 days of the effective date of this act, no person shall sell, offer for sale, or offer for promotional purposes in this State a mercury thermometer. As used in this act, "Mercury thermometer" means a device used for measuring temperature that contains mercury.

 

    2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

    This bill would ban the sale of thermometers that contain mercury.