HB 501/SB 638 – PFAS Manufacture/Use/Sale Ban

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Pricey Harrison (D-Guilford); Rep. Deb Butler (D-New Hanover); Rep. John Autry (D-Mecklenburg); Rep. Marcia Morey (D-Durham)

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Michael Garrett (D-Guilford); Sen. Mike Woodard (D-Durham, Granville, Person); Sen. Julie Mayfield (D-Buncombe)


This bill prohibits any person from knowingly manufacturing, using, processing, or distributing any PFAS and PFAS-containing products within the State, establishes civil penalties for the violation of the prohibition, and appropriates $100K in nonrecurring funds for the 2021-2022 fiscal year to the Department of Environmental Quality to fund additional monitoring and enforcement activities to address PFAS contamination in the State.


HB 501

Filed – 4/8/2021

SB 638

Filed – 4/6/2021

This bill was referred to the following Senate Committees:

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