An Act To Further Strengthen The Protection Of Pregnant Women and Children From Toxic Chemicals (2013)

Despite passage in the House by a wide margin and initial unanimous Senate passage, Governor LePage vetoed the Healthy Kids bill, and the Senate failed to override. LD 1181 would have required the disclosure of BPA use in food packaging by food manufacturers with more than a billion dollars in annual sales. Disappointingly, the Senate did not debate the bill, and Maine was unable to continue progress as a leader on toxic chemical legislation this session.