SECTION 1. Chapter 111 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:-
Section 233. (a) For the purposes of this section, the following words shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly requires otherwise:
“BPA”, the chemical bisphenol A.
“Person”, a natural person, individual, business, corporation, unincorporated association, firm, partnership, joint venture or other organization, entity or group of individuals.
(b) No person shall use thermal paper containing BPA as a receipt of purchase for any sale.
(c) The commissioner of public health shall promulgate rules and regulations as the commissioner considers necessary to implement this section.
SECTION 2. Section 1 shall take effect one year immediately subsequent to passage.
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