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

Introduced:
Sep 29, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Carte Goodwin
Senator from West Virginia
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Sep 29, 2010
Length
3 pages
 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Sep 29, 2010
Referred to Committee Sep 29, 2010
 
Full Title

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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Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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9/29/2010--Introduced.
Access to Button Cell Batteries Act of 2010 - Directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to promulgate a standard requiring that electronic product button cell battery compartments be secured so as to reduce access to such batteries by children three years of age or younger. Defines a "button cell battery" as a battery that is 32 millimeters or less in diameter.

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