H.R. 2480 (111th): Truth in Fur Labeling Act of 2010

Introduced:
May 19, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 111-313.
Sponsor
James “Jim” Moran Jr.
Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Dec 08, 2010
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S. 1076 (Related)
Truth in Fur Labeling Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 19, 2009

 
Status

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 18, 2010.

Progress
Introduced May 19, 2009
Referred to Committee May 19, 2009
Reported by Committee Jul 15, 2010
Passed House Jul 28, 2010
Passed Senate Dec 07, 2010
Signed by the President Dec 18, 2010
 
Full Title

To improve the accuracy of fur product labeling, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
170 cosponsors (138D, 32R) (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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12/18/2010--Public Law.
(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July 28, 2010. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Truth in Fur Labeling Act of 2010 - Amends the Fur Products Labeling Act to eliminate the exemption to fur labeling requirements for products containing relatively small amounts of fur.
Exempts from such Act a fur product: (1) the fur of which was obtained from an animal through trapping or hunting; and (2) that is sold by the hunter or trapper in a face to face transaction at a place such as a residence, craft fair, or other location used on a temporary or short term basis where the revenue from the sale is not such person's primary income source.
Directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to publish in the Federal Register notice of, and an opportunity to comment on, a review of the Fur Products Name Guide.
States that budgetary effects of this Act for the purpose of complying with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 shall be determined by reference to the latest statement titled "Budgetary Effects of PAYGO Legislation" for this Act submitted for printing in the Congressional Record by the Chairman of the House Budget Committee, provided that such statement has been submitted prior to the vote on passage.

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