Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 1189 -- Sale of Baking Soda

Sponsor:  El-Amin

This bill requires all packages of sodium bicarbonate, commonly
known as baking soda, to be sold from behind a pharmacy or
checkout counter where the public is not permitted.  Anyone
purchasing baking soda must provide photo identification showing
his or her date of birth, and anyone younger than 18 years of age
is prohibited from purchasing more than two ounces.  Beginning
November 26, 2007, any person who sells baking soda must
implement and maintain a written or electronic log of each
transaction.  The log must include the name and address of the
purchaser, the amount of baking soda purchased, the date of each
purchase, and the name or initials of the person selling the
baking soda.  Any person who knowingly or recklessly violates the
provisions of the bill will be guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

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94th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
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