Bill 6055 (2004)
Sponsors Chris Kolb (primary), Kathleen Law, Aldo
Vagnozzi, John J Gleason, Dave Woodward, Julie Dennis, Michael G
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Trade, labeling; Environmental protection, toxic substances or
products; Health, other; Local government, other, Trade;
labeling; posting a notice when play structures contain
chromated copper arsenate; require June 24, 2004, Introduced and
referred to the Committee on Local Government and Urban Policy.
A bill to amend 1997 PA 16, entitled
"The playground equipment safety act,"
by amending the title and section 6 (MCL 408.686).
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
2 An act to regulate the manufacturing, and assembling, and
3 maintenance of public playground equipment; and to provide
5 Sec. 6. (1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2),
6 the local unit of government, school district, or governmental
7 entity that owns and operates the public playground equipment
8 shall be is responsible for the maintenance, repair, and
9 of the public playground equipment according to the standards
10 identified by this act and for posting a notice on all
11 equipment that contains chromated copper arsenate. The notice
1 shall state that the playground equipment contains chromated
2 copper arsenate and that hand washing after contact is
3 recommended and may include information concerning the health
4 risks associated with that substance.
5 (2) For the maintenance, repair, and upkeep of public
6 playground equipment that existed before the effective date of
7 this act, the standards required by section 4 shall apply only
8 the extent that such application applying those standards is
9 possible without requiring substantial alteration, removal, or
10 replacement of the existing equipment.
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