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S. 1341: SOFFA Act

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A bill to adopt a certain California flammability standard as a Federal flammability standard to protect against the risk of upholstered furniture flammability, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Roger Wicker

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Mississippi. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 7, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
May 7, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jul 24, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 24, 2019.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1341 will add $1 million in new spending through 2024.

History

May 7, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jul 24, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House

 
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S. 1341 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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