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Sep 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on September 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from West Virginia
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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2010
Length: 3 pages
A bill to protect children against hazards associated with swallowing button cell batteries by requiring the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate a consumer product safety standard to require child-proof closures on remote controls and other consumer electronic products that use such batteries, and for other purposes.
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3896”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 3896 — 111th Congress: Access to Button Cell Batteries Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s3896
“S. 3896 — 111th Congress: Access to Button Cell Batteries Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s3896>
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