Friday, February 20, 2009

CPSIA Update: February 20, 2009:

S.374 -- This bill is STILL in committee!! If your senator is a co-sponsor or on the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.(see list below), I urge you to write to them and tell them about the impact the CPSIA will have on you!

Title: A bill to amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to provide regulatory relief to small and family-owned businesses.
Sponsor: Sen DeMint, Jim [SC] (introduced 2/4/2009) : Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Cosponsors [as of 2009-02-14]
Sen. Thomas Coburn [R-OK]
Sen. Roger Wicker [R-MS]
Sen. David Vitter [R-LA]
Sen. James Inhofe [R-OK]
Sen. Michael Crapo [R-ID]
Sen. Saxby Chambliss [R-GA]
Sen. Samuel Brownback [R-KS]


Chairman John D. Rockefeller, IV (WV)
Daniel K. Inouye (HI)
John F. Kerry (MA)
Byron L. Dorgan (ND)
Barbara Boxer (CA)
Bill Nelson (FL)
Maria Cantwell (WA)
Frank R. Lautenberg (NJ)
Mark Pryor (AR)
Claire McCaskill (MO)
Amy Klobuchar (MN)
Tom Udall (NM)
Mark Warner (VA)
Mark Begich (AK)

Ranking Member Kay Bailey Hutchison (TX)
Olympia J. Snowe (ME)
John Ensign (NV)
Jim DeMint (SC)
John Thune (SD)
Roger Wicker (MS)
Johnny Isakson (GA)
David Vitter (LA)
Sam Brownback (KS)
Mel Martinez (FL)
Mike Johanns (NE)

If your senator is on the above list, CONTACT THEM and urge them to get the darned bill out of committee and get this law fixed.

~ Marge in Reno ~

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