S. 3896 (111th): Access to Button Cell Batteries Act of 2010

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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Sep 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carte Goodwin

Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2010
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Sep 29, 2010

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