H.R. 4040 (110th): Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008


Nov 1, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 14, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 14, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-314


Bobby Rush

Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2008
Length: 62 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish consumer product safety standards and other safety requirements for children's products and to reauthorize and modernize the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2663 (Included-In)
CPSC Reform Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Feb 26, 2008

S. 2045 (Related)
CPSC Reform Act of 2007

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 30, 2007

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4040” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Nov 1, 2007
Reported by Committee
Dec 18, 2007
Passed House
Dec 19, 2007
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Passed Senate with Changes
Mar 6, 2008
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Conference Report Agreed to by House
Jul 30, 2008
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Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
Jul 31, 2008
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 14, 2008


106 cosponsors (98D, 8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Dec 19, 2007 4:36 p.m.
Passed 407/0
Mar 6, 2008 4:53 p.m.
Bill Passed 79/13
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree to the Conference Report
Jul 30, 2008 6:45 p.m.
Passed 424/1
On the Conference Report
Jul 31, 2008 8:01 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 89/3

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