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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3340        FILED ON: 1/14/2009

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2304

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Martin J. Walsh

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the passage of the accompanying bill:

An Act Relative to Floor Finishing Products.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand and Nine

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An Act Relative to Floor Finishing Products.


 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Chapter 94 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting the following new subsection:

FLOOR FINISHING PRODUCTS

Section 288A  

Sections 288A – 288B apply to the sale or for use, and use of flammable and combustible floor finishing products.

Section 288B   Definitions

W ood Floor Finishing Product. Any liquid or mixture used for any floor finishing operation, or formulated, marke ted or otherwise intended for such use

Wood Floor Finishing Operation. The sanding of and application of any penetrating sealant or   liquid coating that forms a hardened film to the surface of a wood floor, thereby altering the wood surface

Section 288C   General Prohibitions.

  It shall be unlawful to sell or offer for sale or use lacquer sealers with a flashpoint below   100 degrees Fahrenheit for commercial wood floor finishing operations.

It shall be unlawful to use any wood floor finishing products with a flashpoint below   100 degrees Fahrenheit for commercial wood floor finishing operations.

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