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The Consumer Product Safety Act, Text, analysis, legislative history

Bureau of National Affairs (Washington, D.C.)

The Consumer Product Safety Act, Text, analysis, legislative history

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law and legislation,
  • Product safety,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8349690M
    ISBN 100871791846
    ISBN 109780871791849

    Prior to the enactment of the Consumer Product Safety Act, safety legislation on a national basis consisted of a series of isolated statutes which purported to remedy specific hazards among a narrow range of product categories. Moreover, au-thority was divided among many federal agencies. A National Commission on Product Safety was created in


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The Consumer Product Safety Act, Text, analysis, legislative history by Bureau of National Affairs (Washington, D.C.) Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Consumer Product Safety Act: A Legal Analysis Congressional Research Service Summary The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) was established in by the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA) “to protect the public against unreasonable risks of injury associated with consumer products.”File Size: KB.

Get this from a library. The consumer product safety act; text, analysis, legislative history. [Bureau of National Affairs (Arlington, Va.); United States.] -- This landmark law created an independent Federal agency--the Consumer Product Safety Commission--with regulatory authority over the production and distribution of most consumer products.

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of is a United States law signed on Aug by President George W. legislative bill was known as HRsponsored by Congressman Bobby Rush (D-Ill.).

On Decemthe U.S. House approved the bill On March 6,the U.S. Senate approved the bill The law—public law —increases the Enacted by: the th United States Congress. The consumer product safety act; text, analysis, legislative history.

Prepared by the editorial staff of the Bureau of National Affairs, : Bureau of National Affairs (Arlington, Va.). Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA) Enacted inCPSA is our umbrella statute. This law established the agency, defines CPSC’s basic authority and authorizes the agency to develop standards and bans.

It also gives CPSC the authority to pursue recalls. CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY ACT (Codified at 15 U.S.C. §§ −) (Public Law ; 86 Stat.Oct.

27, ) (This Act incorporates amendments made, or relevant provisions enacted, by the Consumer Product Safety Commission Improvements Act ofPublic Law90 Stat.- ; the. act with consumers in the first months of the Commission's exist­ ence; and to offer a few speculations on the longer-range prospects for meaningful consumer participation in the work of the Com­ mission.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY. The passage of the Consumer Product Safety Act culminated the work begun by the National Commission on Product SafetyAuthor: Joseph A. Page. PLI's Consumer Product Safety Regulation offers you full, compliance-enabling notion into the Consumer Product Safety Enchancment Act, in all probability probably the most dramatic overhaul of customer product safety legal guidelines as a result of the Nineteen Seventies.

» Job Safety and Health Act of Text Analysis, Legislative History () BNA. 1 Volume – (KFB8 – Third Floor)» Legislative History of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of () U.

Government Printing Office. 1 Volume – (KFA15 – Third Floor)Author: Ashley Sundin. Sprocket Man, the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s superhero for safe biking, began in as a comic book character created at Stanford University for the California Department of Public Safety and the nonprofit Urban Bikeway Design Collaborative.

Somewhere along the line, he and his comic books were picked up by the Commission. (b) Consumer Product Safety Act.— Except as otherwise expressly provided, whenever in this Act an amendment is expressed as an amendment to a section or other provision, the reference shall be considered to be made to a section or other provision of the.

The Consumer Safety Act (CPSA) was enacted on October 27th, by the United States act should not be confused with an earlier Senate Joint Resolution 33 of Novemwhich merely established a temporary National Commission on Product Safety (NCPS), and for only days (at a pittance of $ per day).

Sent to President George W. Bush’s desk with overwhelming congressional support, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of was signed into law on August The law established new requirements for the testing and manufacture of various products, and set limits for the amounts of certain substances that can be used in manufacturing.

Summary of Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of H.R. As Approved by the House and Senate, July The following is a summary of portions of the Consumer Product Safety Act of relevant to toys and other children’s products, as well as.

Nowadays, the United Sates has a number of federal and state laws to regulate respect of consumer rights. These include the Pure Food and Drug Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Credit Billing Act, the Consumer Product Safety Act and the Truth in Lending Act.

H.R. To amend the consumer product safety laws to repeal of exclusion of pistols, revolvers, and other firearms from the definition of consumer product under such laws. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. H.R. To amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to direct the Consumer Product Safety Commission to establish consumer product safety standards for firearm locks and firearm safes, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) received Royal Assent in lateand it came into force on J Canada and Canadians have been well served by our consumer product safety laws.

However, modern realities such as more complex materials, speedier innovation to market, new source countries for products, and increased. Text for H.R - th Congress (): To amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to provide that low-speed electric bicycles are consumer products subject to such Act.

PUBLIC LAW –—AUG. 14, CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY IMPROVEMENT ACT OF dkrause on GSDDPC44 with PUBLIC LAWS VerDate Aug 31 Jkt PO Frm Fmt Sfmt E:\PUBLAW\PUBL APPS10 PsN: PUBL Consumer Product Safety Act was enacted in by the U.S. Congress. The Act established an agency which provides a safety standard to evade any risks associated with the consumer products.

The Act also prohibits those products that are substandard. Under the Act, the products are also recalled if they are found to be hazardous in nature.

Government Book Talk has had a busy couple of weeks getting up and running, so it’s time to kick back, relax, and talk about one of the many unexplored corners of the world of Federal et Man, the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s superhero for safe biking, began in as a comic book character created at Stanford University for the California Department of Public.

The consumer product safety act: text, analysis, legislative history / Prepared by the editorial staff of the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. KF B86 Regulations respecting the handling, offering for transport and transporting of dangerous goods. Introduction. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) was established in by the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA) 1 "to protect the public against unreasonable risks of injury associated with consumer products," 2 primarily after they have entered the stream of commerce.

3 The CPSC is empowered to meet this objective through a blend of consumer. Where, in these Regulations, a consumer product safety standard is prescribed for the purposes of section 65C of the Act, being a consumer product safety standard that consists of the requirement that a warning shall be placed on goods of a particular kind or on goods of a particular kind and also on any package in which the goods are offered.

This is a compilation of the Trade Practices (Consumer Product Safety Standards) Regulations that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 5 April (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law. The amendments made by sections (c) [amending section of this title] and (a)(2) [amending section of this title] shall take effect on the date that is 60 days after the date of enactment of this tion (c) of section 42 of the Consumer Product Safety Act [section (c) of this title], as added by section of this Act, and the amendments made by sections   Consumer Product Safety Act The Consumer Product Safety Act states that any company that receives numerous complaints about a products defects must report these claims to the CPSA.

According to the CPSA reporting responsibilities belong to manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers of consumer products/5(1). 15 U.S. Code CHAPTER 47— CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY. § Congressional findings and declaration of purpose.

§ Definitions. § Consumer Product Safety Commission. § a. Employee training exchanges. § Product safety information and. Legal definition of Consumer Product Safety Act: created the Consumer Product Safety Commission, empowered to promulgate safety standards for consumer products as well as to do research and maintain information on consumer products.

The commission also created penalties for violations of safety standards. The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), Stat. (). safety of the public when used, are being offered by a person who provides any service and who knows it to be injurious to life and safety; (vii) a claim for product liability action lies against the product manufacturer, product seller or product service provider, as File Size: 1MB.

Consumer Product Safety Act. Congress enacted the Consumer Products Safety Act in to remedy inadequate protections available to consumers from unreasonable risks of injury associated with consumer products.

The statutes adopted under the Consumer Products Safety Act were intended to assist consumers in evaluating the comparative safety of. The act also established the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to "protect the public against unreasonable risks associated with consumer products." The CPSC has authority to set mandatory standards, ban products, order recalls of unsafe products, and institute labeling requirements.

The term consumer product safety rule means, “a consumer products safety standard described in section 7(a) [15 USCS § (a)], or a rule under this Act declaring a consumer product a banned hazardous product.” (15 USCS § ).

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has filed this action against the manufacturer and commercial operators of an amusement park ride known as the Zipper, on the ground that the Zipper is an "imminently hazardous consumer product" within the meaning of Section 12(a) of the Consumer Product Safety Act of15 U.S.C.

§ (a. o Gives the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) the power to develop safety standards and pursue recalls for products that present unreasonable or substantial risks of injury or death to consumers o Allows CPSC to ban a product if there is no feasible alternative; CPSC has jurisdiction over more t different products.

Bill Information >> Add To My Favorites | Version: Today's Law As Amended. Compare Versions. Comments To Author. Add To My Favorites. A product life cycle has five distinct stages: Product development, Introduction, Growth, Maturity, and Decline Stage of the product life cycle in which promotional expenditure will be significantly high in an attempt to create consumer awareness of a product and its features.

Defenders of the law point out, for example, that item-by-item enforcement at thrift shops is unlikely to be an enforcement priority any time soon. Reference: [Full text not available] General Description: The aim of the Consumer Protection Act is to help safeguard the consumer from products that do not reach a reasonable level of safety.

Part I of the Act, which implements into UK law the provisions of the Product Liability Directive (85//EEC), came into force on 1 May. Consumer Product and Safety. Improvement Act. Goodwill Industries International, Inc. Public Policy Fact Sheet.

Action Requested Goodwill Industries urges Congress to sup-port legislation to remove the retroactive language from the CPSIA, therefore making it applicable to only products manufactured after Februor support legisla.PRODUCT SAFETY [CAP. 1 CHAPTER PRODUCT SAFETY ACT To repeal and to replace the Quality Control (Exports, Imports and Local Goods) Act, Cap.

1st March, ACT V ofas amended by Legal Notice of ; and Acts XXIX of and VI of PART I PRELIMINARY 1. The short title of this Act is the Product Safety Act. Short.Consumer Safety Act a UK Act which empowers the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry to make regulations in respect of a product so as to prevent or reduce the risk of personal injury or death.