A bill to protect children and other consumers against hazards associated with the accidental ingestion of button cell batteries by requiring the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate consumer product safety standards to require child-resistant closures on remote controls and other consumer products that use such batteries, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for West Virginia. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 9, 2011
Length: 4 pages
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on June 9, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 9, 2011
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S. 1165 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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