H.R. 814 (110th): Children’s Gasoline Burn Prevention Act

Introduced:
Feb 05, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 110-278.
Sponsor
Dennis Moore
Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jun 17, 2008
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 688 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 14, 2001

 
Status

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 17, 2008.

Progress
Introduced Feb 05, 2007
Referred to Committee Feb 05, 2007
Reported by Committee Sep 27, 2007
Passed House Oct 09, 2007
Passed Senate Jun 16, 2008
Signed by the President Jul 17, 2008
 
Full Title

To require the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue regulations mandating child-resistant closures on all portable gasoline containers.

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Cosponsors
40 cosponsors (35D, 5R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Library of Congress Summary

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7/17/2008--Public Law.
Children's Gasoline Burn Prevention Act - Requires each portable gasoline container manufactured for sale in the United States and intended for use by consumers to conform to a specified child-resistance standard issued by ASTM International. Considers that requirement to be a consumer product safety rule issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) under the Consumer Product Safety Act.
Requires the CPSC to report to specified congressional committees on the degree of industry compliance, related enforcement actions, and incidents involving children interacting with portable gasoline containers (including both those that are and are not in compliance with the standard).

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