H.R. 4523 (108th): Children’s Sleepwear Safety Act of 2004

108th Congress, 2003–2004. Text as of Jun 08, 2004 (Introduced).

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108th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4523

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 8, 2004

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To provide that children’s sleepwear shall be manufactured in accordance with stricter flammability standards.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the .

2.

Revocation of standards

(a)

In general

Without regard to any other law, not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Consumer Product Safety Commission shall amend its standards under the Flammable Fabrics Act (15 U.S.C. 1191 et seq.) to revoke the amendments to the standards for the flammability of children’s sleepwear sizes 0 through 6X and 7 through 14 (contained in regulations in parts 1615 and 1616 of title 16, Code of Federal Regulations) issued by the Commission on September 9, 1996 (61 Fed. Reg. 47,634).

(b)

Effective Date

Sleepwear manufactured or imported before the effective date (as established by the Commission) of the Commission’s revocation required by subsection (a) shall not be considered in violation of the Flammable Fabrics Act if it complied with the Commission rules in effect at the time it was manufactured or imported.