H. R. 7411
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 29, 2020
Ms. Slotkin (for herself and Mr. Turner) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services
To prohibit the procurement by the Director of the Defense Logistics Agency of certain items containing a perfluoroalkyl substance or polyfluoroalkyl substance.
This Act may be cited as the
PFAS Free Military Purchasing Act.
Restriction on procurement by defense logistics agency of certain items containing perfluoroalkyl substances and polyfluoroalkyl substances
The Director of the Defense Logistics Agency may not procure any covered item containing a perfluoroalkyl substance or polyfluoroalkyl substance.
In this section:
covered item means—
non-stick cookware or food service ware for use in galleys or dining facilities;
food packaging materials;
furniture or floor waxes;
carpeting, rugs, or upholstered furniture;
personal care items;
dental floss; and
perfluoroalkyl substance means a man-made chemical of which all of the carbon atoms are fully fluorinated carbon atoms.
polyfluoroalkyl substance means a man-made chemical containing a mix of fully fluorinated carbon atoms, partially fluorinated carbon atoms, and nonfluorinated carbon atoms.
This section shall take effect on the date that is one year after the date of the enactment of this Act.