SENATE, No. 371

 

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

 

210th LEGISLATURE

 

PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2002 SESSION

 

 

Sponsored by:

Senator BERNARD F. KENNY, JR.

District 33 (Hudson)

Senator ANTHONY R. BUCCO

District 25 (Morris)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

    Bans sale of mercury thermometers.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

    Introduced Pending Technical Review by Legislative Counsel.

 


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.