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


Feb 5, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 17, 2008

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


Pub.L. 110-278


Dennis Moore

Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 17, 2008
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About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

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 ... Read more >


Feb 5, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 27, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Oct 9, 2007
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 16, 2008
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 17, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 814”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


40 cosponsors (35D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 688 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 14, 2001

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