The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 54th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 55th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2021.
This online version of the Arizona Revised Statutes is primarily maintained for legislative drafting purposes and reflects the version of law that is effective on January 1st of the year following the most recent legislative session. The official version of the Arizona Revised Statutes is published by Thomson Reuters.
A. Beginning January 1, 2020, a person, local government or state agency may not discharge or otherwise use for training purposes class B firefighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals unless otherwise required by law or federal regulation.
B. Beginning January 1, 2020, a person, local government or state agency may not discharge or otherwise use for testing purposes class B firefighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals unless otherwise required by law or federal regulation or the testing facility has implemented appropriate containment, treatment and disposal measures to prevent uncontrolled releases of firefighting foam into the environment.
C. This section does not restrict the manufacture, sale or distribution of class B firefighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals or the discharge or other use of class B firefighting foam in emergency firefighting or fire prevention operations.
D. For the purposes of this section:
1. "Class B firefighting foam" means foam designed to extinguish a fire that involves a flammable liquid.
2. "Local government" includes any county, city, town, fire district or other special district that provides firefighting services.
3. "PFAS chemicals" means perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances that are a class of fluorinated organic chemicals containing at least one fully fluorinated carbon atom, that are designed to be fully functional in class B firefighting foam formulations and that are used as a firefighting agent.
4. "Testing" includes calibration testing, conformance testing and fixed system testing.