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H.R. 2211: STURDY Act

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To require the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate a consumer product safety rule for free-standing clothing storage units to protect children from tip-over related death or injury, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Janice “Jan” Schakowsky

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Apr 10, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 17, 2019

This bill passed in the House on September 17, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
72% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Energy and Commerce Committee Forwards Four Schakowsky Bills to the House Floor
    — Rep. Janice “Jan” Schakowsky [D-IL9] (Sponsor) on Jul 17, 2019

Yoho airs concerns on Guantanamo prisoner release
    — Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL3] on Jun 3, 2014

Palmer Supports Congressional Review of Iran Sanctions Deal
    — Rep. Gary Palmer [R-AL6] on May 14, 2015

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2211 will add $1 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Apr 10, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 13, 2019
 
Considered by Consumer Protection and Commerce

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 10, 2019
 
Considered by Consumer Protection and Commerce

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 17, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 16, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Sep 17, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2211 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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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