Humane Cosmetics Act; civil penalties. (HB2250)

Introduced By

Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Humane Cosmetics Act; civil penalties. Prohibits a cosmetics manufacturer from: (i) conducting or contracting for cosmetic animal testing that occurs in the Commonwealth on or after January 1, 2022; (ii) manufacturing or importing for profit into the Commonwealth any cosmetic or ingredient thereof, if the cosmetics manufacturer knew or reasonably should have known that the cosmetic or any component thereof was developed or manufactured using cosmetic animal testing that was conducted on or after January 1, 2022; or (iii) beginning July 1, 2022, selling or offering for sale within the Commonwealth any cosmetic, if the cosmetics manufacturer knows or reasonably should know that the cosmetic or any component thereof was developed or manufactured using cosmetic animal testing that was conducted on or after January 1, 2022. Violations are subject to a civil penalty of up to $5,000 and an additional $1,000 for each day the violation continues. The bill preempts any local regulation on cosmetic animal testing. This bill is identical to SB 1379. Read the Bill »

Status

07/23/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee

History

DateAction
01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102842D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/18/2021Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
01/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2250)
01/26/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 2-N)
01/28/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2021Reported from Labor and Commerce with substitute (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Committee substitute printed 21103784D-H1
01/29/2021Read first time
01/31/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2250H1)
02/01/2021Read second time
02/01/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103784D-H1
02/01/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2250H1
02/02/2021Read third time and passed House (62-Y 37-N)
02/02/2021VOTE: Passage (62-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Rereferred from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Rereferred to Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/16/2021Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Read third time
02/19/2021Passed Senate (22-Y 15-N)
02/24/2021Enrolled
02/24/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2250ER)
02/24/2021Signed by President
02/25/2021Signed by Speaker
02/25/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2250ER)
02/26/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2021
02/26/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/12/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 113 (effective 7/1/21)
03/12/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0113)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1379.

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