Date: Aug 05, 2011
On Monday August 1, 2011, the House and Senate passed HR 2715, an Act introduced by Reps. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA.) and G.K. Butterfield (D-NC). In a rare show of bipartisan support, Congress agreed to amend the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 ("CPSIA") in some key areas:
Regulatory proceedings in response to the required action on certification and testing should provide additional opportunities for affected companies and industry groups to offer common-sense suggestions on how to assure safety while minimizing test burdens.
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 An Act To provide the Consumer Product Safety Commission with greater authority and discretion in enforcing the consumer product safety laws, and for other purposes, HR 2715, available at http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=112_cong_bills&docid=f:h2715eh.pdf.