H.R. 4040 - Consumer Product Safety Modernization Act

Consumer Safety, Child Safety, CPSC, China, Imports, Lead - Consumers. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
To establish consumer product safety standards and other safety requirements for children's products and to reauthorize and modernize the Consumer Product Safety Commission. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On the Conference Report - Senate - H.R. 4040 Conference Report

PASSED on August 1, 2008.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 89 voted NO: 3
8 voted present/not voting

Consumer Product Safety Modernization Act

H.R. 4040 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Keywords
Consumer Safety, Child Safety, CPSC, China, Imports, Lead
Summary
To establish consumer product safety standards and other safety requirements for children's products and to reauthorize and modernize the Consumer Product Safety Commission. (by CRS)
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Title
To establish consumer product safety standards and other safety requirements for children's products and to reauthorize and modernize the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Other Titles
  • Consumer Product Safety Modernization Act
  • Consumer Product Safety Modernization Act
  • Danny Keysar Child Product Safety Notification Act
  • Consumer Product Safety Modernization Act
  • Danny Keysar Child Product Safety Notification Act
  • CPSC Reform Act
  • Danny Keysar Child Product Safety Notification Act
  • Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008
  • Danny Keysar Child Product Safety Notification Act
Sponsor
Bobby L. Rush
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Consumers
  • Accident prevention
  • Actions and defenses
  • Administrative procedure
  • Advertising
  • All terrain vehicles
  • Appropriations
  • Authorization
  • Budgets
  • Business
  • Business insurance
  • Business records
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Child safety
  • Children
  • Cigarettes
  • Clothing
  • Communications
  • Conflict of interests
  • Congress
  • Congressional investigations
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Consumer education
  • Consumer protection
  • Cost effectiveness
  • Criminal justice
  • Customs administration
  • Damages
  • Data banks
  • Day care
  • Death
  • Defective products
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Disciplining of employees
  • Dismissal of employees
  • Electric appliances
  • Electric batteries
  • Electric power production
  • Electronic commerce
  • Electronic government information
  • Electronics
  • Employee training
  • Energy
  • Energy storage
  • Executive departments
  • Export controls
  • Federal employees
  • Federal officials
  • Federal preemption
  • Finance
  • Fines (Penalties)
  • Flammable materials
  • Foreign corporations
  • Foreign policy
  • Formaldehyde
  • Fraud
  • Furniture industry
  • Gasoline
  • Government employees
  • Government ethics
  • Government information
  • Government paperwork
  • Government publicity
  • Government statistics
  • Governmental investigations
  • Hazardous substances
  • Health warnings
  • Hotels, motels, etc.
  • Import restrictions
  • Imports
  • Independent regulatory commissions
  • Infants
  • Injunctions
  • Inspectors general
  • Insurance
  • International affairs
  • International cooperation
  • Job training
  • Judicial review
  • Jurisdiction
  • Labeling
  • Laboratories
  • Language and languages
  • Law
  • Lead
  • Lead poisoning
  • Legal fees
  • Legislation
  • Licenses
  • Mail-order business
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Medical care
  • Medicine
  • Minorities
  • Minority children
  • Minority health
  • Misconduct in office
  • Motor vehicle safety
  • Nanotechnology
  • Packaging
  • Paints and varnishes
  • Parties to actions
  • Poisons
  • Politics and government
  • Presidential appointments
  • Presidents
  • Product safety
  • Quality control
  • Recruiting of employees
  • Research and development facilities
  • Retail trade
  • Risk
  • Safety appliances
  • Science policy
  • Small business
  • Standards
  • State and local government
  • State laws
  • Surety and fidelity
  • Technology
  • Telecommunication
  • Temporary employment
  • Test facilities
  • Textile fabrics
  • Textile industry
  • Toys
  • Trade
  • Transfer of employees
  • Transportation
  • Wage restitution
  • Warning labels
  • Waste in government spending
  • Whistle blowing
  • X-rays
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced11/01/2007
Referred to Committee
Passed House12/19/2007
Passed Senate3/06/2008
Signed by President8/14/2008
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 4040 Consumer Product Safety Modernization Act - Under Suspension of the Rules12/19/2007This bill PASSED the House
407 voted YES 0 voted NO 25 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn Passage - Senate - H.R. 4040 As Amended3/06/2008This bill PASSED the Senate
79 voted YES 13 voted NO 8 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 4040 Consumer Product Saftey Commission Reform Act5/14/2008This motion PASSED the House
405 voted YES 0 voted NO 28 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 4040 Consumer Product Safety Commission Reform Act6/25/2008This motion PASSED the House
415 voted YES 0 voted NO 19 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.R. 4040 Consumer Product Safety Commission Reform Act (under suspension of the rules)7/30/2008This motion PASSED the House
424 voted YES 1 voted NO 9 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn the Conference Report - Senate - H.R. 4040 Conference Report8/01/2008This motion PASSED the Senate
89 voted YES 3 voted NO 8 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced11/01/2007
11/01/2007Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
11/02/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection.
11/15/2007Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
11/15/2007Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
12/13/2007Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
12/18/2007Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar12/18/2007Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 51 - 0.
12/19/2007Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
12/19/2007Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 110-501.
Put on a legislative calendar12/19/2007Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 306.
12/19/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4040.
12/19/2007Mr. Rush moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
12/19/2007Considered under suspension of the rules.
12/19/2007At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
12/19/2007Considered as unfinished business.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage12/19/2007On Passage - House - H.R. 4040 Consumer Product Safety Modernization Act - Under Suspension of the Rules
Put on a legislative calendar1/23/2008Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 562.
3/06/2008Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
3/06/2008Senate struck all after the Enacting Clause and substituted the language of S.2663 amended.
3/06/2008See also S.2663.
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage3/06/2008On Passage - Senate - H.R. 4040 As Amended
4/29/2008Senate insists on its amendment, asks for a conference, appoints conferees Inouye; Pryor; Boxer; Klobuchar; Stevens; Hutchison; Sununu.
4/30/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
4/30/2008Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government. Hearings held.
5/14/2008Mr. Dingell moved that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference.
5/14/2008On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference Agreed to without objection.
5/14/2008Mr. Whitfield (KY) moved that the House instruct conferees.
5/14/2008The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Whitfield motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 4040. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House be instructed to insist upon the provisions contained in the House bill.
5/14/2008The previous question was ordered without objection.
5/14/2008The Speaker appointed conferees: Dingell, Waxman, Rush, DeGette, Schakowsky, Barton (TX), Whitfield (KY), and Stearns.
select this voteVote5/14/2008On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 4040 Consumer Product Saftey Commission Reform Act
6/23/2008NOTICE OF INTENT TO OFFER MOTION TO INSTRUCT - Mr. Kirk notified the House of his intent to offer a motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 4040.
6/25/2008Mr. Kirk moved that the House instruct conferees.
6/25/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Kirk motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 4040. The instructions contained in the motion seek to insist on the provisions contained in the House bill with regard to the definition of "children's product".
6/25/2008The previous question was ordered without objection.
6/25/2008POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Kirk motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 4040, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion to instruct conferees and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Kirk demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
6/25/2008Conference held.
select this voteVote6/25/2008On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 4040 Consumer Product Safety Commission Reform Act
7/17/2008Conference held.
7/29/2008Conference report H. Rept. 110-787 filed.
7/30/2008Conference papers: Senate report and manager's statement and message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
7/30/2008Mr. Dingell moved to suspend the rules and agree to the conference report, H. Rept. 110-787.
7/30/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the conference report to accompany H.R. 4040.
7/30/2008DEBATE - Mr. Dingell asked unanimous consent that debate on the motion to suspend the rules and pass the conference report to accompany H.R. 4040 be extended by 20 minutes, equally divided and controlled. Agreed to without objection.
7/30/2008At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
7/30/2008The House proceeded to consider the conference report H.Rept. 110-787 as unfinished business.
7/30/2008Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteVote7/30/2008H.R. 4040 Consumer Product Safety Commission Reform Act (under suspension of the rules)
7/31/2008Conference report considered in Senate.
7/31/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President7/31/2008Cleared for White House.
currently selectedVote8/01/2008On the Conference Report - Senate - H.R. 4040 Conference Report
Presented to President8/06/2008Presented to President.
Signed8/14/2008Signed by President.
Enacted8/14/2008Became Public Law No: 110-314.
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