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S. 2045 - CPSC Reform Act of 2007

Consumer Product Safety Commission - Consumers. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to reform the Consumer Product Safety Commission to provide greater protection for children's products, to improve the screening of noncompliant consumer products, to improve the effectiveness of consumer product recall programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

CPSC Reform Act of 2007

S. 2045 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Keywords
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Summary
A bill to reform the Consumer Product Safety Commission to provide greater protection for children's products, to improve the screening of noncompliant consumer products, to improve the effectiveness of consumer product recall programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reform the Consumer Product Safety Commission to provide greater protection for children's products, to improve the screening of noncompliant consumer products, to improve the effectiveness of consumer product recall programs, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • CPSC Reform Act of 2007
  • CPSC Reform Act of 2007
Sponsor
Mark Pryor
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Consumers
  • Accident prevention
  • Actions and defenses
  • Administrative procedure
  • Advertising
  • Air pollution
  • All terrain vehicles
  • Authorization
  • Budgets
  • Business
  • Business records
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Child health
  • Child safety
  • Children
  • Cigarettes
  • Communications
  • Congress
  • Congressional investigations
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Congressional witnesses
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Consumer education
  • Consumer protection
  • Cost effectiveness
  • Criminal justice
  • Customs administration
  • Death
  • Defective products
  • Electric batteries
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Engines
  • Environmental protection
  • Executive departments
  • Export controls
  • Federal employees
  • Federal preemption
  • Federal-local relations
  • Federal-state relations
  • Finance
  • Fines (Penalties)
  • Flammable materials
  • Forfeiture
  • Furniture industry
  • Gasoline
  • Government employees
  • Government information
  • Government paperwork
  • Government publicity
  • Governmental investigations
  • Hazardous substances
  • Home repair and improvement
  • Housing
  • Import restrictions
  • Independent regulatory commissions
  • Inspectors general
  • Internet
  • Labeling
  • Laboratories
  • Law
  • Lead
  • Legislation
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Minorities
  • Minority health
  • Motor vehicle safety
  • Nanotechnology
  • Northwestern States
  • Packaging
  • Paints and varnishes
  • Parties to actions
  • Poisons
  • Politics and government
  • Presidential appointments
  • Presidents
  • Preventive medicine
  • Product safety
  • Professional education
  • Recidivists
  • Retail trade
  • Science policy
  • Standards
  • State and local government
  • State laws
  • Storms
  • Surety and fidelity
  • Technology
  • Telecommunication
  • Test facilities
  • Textile fabrics
  • Toys
  • Trade
  • Traffic accidents and safety
  • Transportation
  • Waste in government spending
  • Web sites
  • Whistle blowing
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced9/12/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/12/2007
9/12/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
10/04/2007Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs, Insurance, and Automotive Safety . Hearings held.
Put on a legislative calendar10/30/2007Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
12/05/2007Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Inouye with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar12/05/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 523.
2/25/2008By Senator Inouye from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 110-265.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

9 Organizations Supported and 26 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
CPSC Reform Act of 2007

9 organizations supported this bill

Consumer Federation of America
(n.d.). Testimony of Travis Plunkett. Retrieved n.d., from .
Consumers Union
(n.d.). Toys and Products Should be Safer: CPSC Needs Reform. Retrieved n.d., from .
Government Accountability Project
(n.d.). Groups Support Consumer Product Safety Whistleblower Protections in Committee Vote Tomorrow. Retrieved n.d., from .
Kids in Danger
(n.d.). Consumer Groups Applaud Senate Commerce Committee. Retrieved n.d., from .
Mothering Magazine
(n.d.). Click to Tell Your Senator to Support Product Safety. Retrieved n.d., from .
Public Citizen
(n.d.). President’s View (January/February 2008). Retrieved n.d., from .
Safe Kids USA
(n.d.). WRITTEN STATEMENT OF ALAN KORN. Retrieved n.d., from .
U.S. PIRG
(n.d.). Testimony of Edmund Mierzwinski. Retrieved n.d., from .
Union of Concerned Scientists
(n.d.). Info For Congressional Staff . Retrieved n.d., from .

26 organizations opposed this bill

Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Apparel & Footwear Association
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Home Furnishings Alliance
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
Art & Creative Materials Institute
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
Consumer Electronics Association
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
Consumer Specialty Products Association
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
Fashion Jewelry & Accessories Trade Association
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
Information Technology Industry Council
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
International Sleep Products Association
(n.d.). The CPSC Reform Act. Retrieved n.d., from .
Joint Industry Group
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers Of America
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
(n.d.). Dear Mr. Chairman: . Retrieved n.d., from .
National Electrical Manufacturers Association
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Retail Federation
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
National School Supply And Equipment Association
(n.d.). NSSEA Opposes CPSC Reform Act Being Considered by Congress. Retrieved n.d., from .
Power Tool Institute
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
Promotional Products Association International
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
Recreation Vehicle Industry Association
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
Retail Industry Leaders Association
(n.d.). Testimony of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). Retrieved n.d., from .
Soap And Detergent Association
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
Telecommunications Industry Association
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
(n.d.). TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE:. Retrieved n.d., from .
Window Covering Manufacturers Association
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .
Window Covering Safety Council
(n.d.). NAM CPSC Coalition. Retrieved n.d., from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10$14,100
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$11,550$54,300
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$24,550
Max BaucusDMT$55,199$149,850
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$4,000$125,641
Bob BennettRUT$0$31,400
Joe BidenDDE$4,710$35,600
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$16,001$22,650
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,449$191,775
Barbara BoxerDCA$214,549$69,900
Sherrod BrownDOH$67,860$73,385
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$74,815
Jim BunningRKY$0$48,699
Richard BurrRNC$12,300$183,618
Robert ByrdDWV$500$33,250
Maria CantwellDWA$164,615$109,121
Ben CardinDMD$47,551$25,400
Tom CarperDDE$3,300$70,300
Bob CaseyDPA$69,513$52,050
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,250$146,400
Hillary ClintonDNY$164,760$413,850
Tom CoburnROK$0$40,333
William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$26,400
Norm ColemanRMN$20,300$259,585
Susan CollinsRME$21,950$103,800
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$17,300$37,000
Bob CorkerRTN$2,800$101,300
John CornynRTX$0$122,950
Larry CraigRID$0$16,750
Mike CrapoRID$0$32,260
Jim DeMintRSC$2,300$154,350
Chris DoddDCT$19,100$50,900
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$100,839
Pete DomeniciRNM$250$22,200
Byron DorganDND$12,750$72,450
Dick DurbinDIL$31,035$54,150
John EnsignRNV$4,000$90,600
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$28,500
Russ FeingoldDWI$41,008$36,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$55,450$126,133
Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,000$70,634
Chuck GrassleyRIA$24,750$133,924
Judd GreggRNH$3,000$54,150
Chuck HagelRNE$0$46,915
Tom HarkinDIA$24,846$45,550
Orrin HatchRUT$13,100$115,030
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,733$54,750
Jim InhofeROK$0$69,225
Dan InouyeDHI$2,550$47,160
Johnny IsaksonRGA$250$89,750
Tim JohnsonDSD$12,800$30,146
Ted KennedyDMA$27,770$45,050
John KerryDMA$24,020$21,420
Amy KlobucharDMN$64,500$114,700
Herb KohlDWI$0$1,500
Jon KylRAZ$4,500$129,650
Mary LandrieuDLA$3,816$93,580
Frank LautenbergDNJ$32,403$54,275
Patrick LeahyDVT$12,700$15,800
Carl LevinDMI$29,095$206,309
Joe LiebermanICT$37,200$169,950
Blanche LincolnDAR$17,100$107,114
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$47,100
Dick LugarRIN$6,950$53,250
Mel MartinezRFL$11,250$109,092
John McCainRAZ$7,750$36,750
Claire McCaskillDMO$52,110$36,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$15,400$184,150
Bob MenéndezDNJ$52,260$72,400
Barbara MikulskiDMD$9,150$74,115
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$250$92,050
Patty MurrayDWA$91,599$81,250
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,000$189,264
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$62,905$139,050
Barack ObamaDIL$113,242$103,451
Mark PryorDAR$500$99,500
John "Jack" ReedDRI$5,210$30,900
Harry ReidDNV$48,748$91,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$54,650
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$56,500$93,000
Ken SalazarDCO$142,155$131,400
Bernie SandersIVT$46,070$6,600
Chuck SchumerDNY$43,498$75,350
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$42,096
Richard ShelbyRAL$3,300$71,350
Gordon SmithROR$15,100$147,525
Olympia SnoweRME$10,400$22,350
Arlen SpecterDPA$31,613$225,300
Debbie StabenowDMI$35,060$137,133
Ted StevensRAK$1,200$64,350
John SununuRNH$8,600$104,670
Jon TesterDMT$112,727$18,250
John ThuneRSD$0$89,153
David VitterRLA$3,800$60,083
George VoinovichROH$0$176,302
John WarnerRVA$0$5,500
Jim WebbDVA$42,490$11,500
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$37,910$22,700
Ron WydenDOR$7,500$74,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10$14,100
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$11,550$54,300
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$24,550
Max BaucusDMT$55,199$149,850
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$4,000$125,641
Bob BennettRUT$0$31,400
Joe BidenDDE$4,710$35,600
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$16,001$22,650
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,449$191,775
Barbara BoxerDCA$214,549$69,900
Sherrod BrownDOH$67,860$73,385
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$74,815
Jim BunningRKY$0$48,699
Richard BurrRNC$12,300$183,618
Robert ByrdDWV$500$33,250
Maria CantwellDWA$164,615$109,121
Ben CardinDMD$47,551$25,400
Tom CarperDDE$3,300$70,300
Bob CaseyDPA$69,513$52,050
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,250$146,400
Hillary ClintonDNY$164,760$413,850
Tom CoburnROK$0$40,333
William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$26,400
Norm ColemanRMN$20,300$259,585
Susan CollinsRME$21,950$103,800
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$17,300$37,000
Bob CorkerRTN$2,800$101,300
John CornynRTX$0$122,950
Larry CraigRID$0$16,750
Mike CrapoRID$0$32,260
Jim DeMintRSC$2,300$154,350
Chris DoddDCT$19,100$50,900
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$100,839
Pete DomeniciRNM$250$22,200
Byron DorganDND$12,750$72,450
Dick DurbinDIL$31,035$54,150
John EnsignRNV$4,000$90,600
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$28,500
Russ FeingoldDWI$41,008$36,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$55,450$126,133
Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,000$70,634
Chuck GrassleyRIA$24,750$133,924
Judd GreggRNH$3,000$54,150
Chuck HagelRNE$0$46,915
Tom HarkinDIA$24,846$45,550
Orrin HatchRUT$13,100$115,030
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,733$54,750
Jim InhofeROK$0$69,225
Dan InouyeDHI$2,550$47,160
Johnny IsaksonRGA$250$89,750
Tim JohnsonDSD$12,800$30,146
Ted KennedyDMA$27,770$45,050
John KerryDMA$24,020$21,420
Amy KlobucharDMN$64,500$114,700
Herb KohlDWI$0$1,500
Jon KylRAZ$4,500$129,650
Mary LandrieuDLA$3,816$93,580
Frank LautenbergDNJ$32,403$54,275
Patrick LeahyDVT$12,700$15,800
Carl LevinDMI$29,095$206,309
Joe LiebermanICT$37,200$169,950
Blanche LincolnDAR$17,100$107,114
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$47,100
Dick LugarRIN$6,950$53,250
Mel MartinezRFL$11,250$109,092
John McCainRAZ$7,750$36,750
Claire McCaskillDMO$52,110$36,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$15,400$184,150
Bob MenéndezDNJ$52,260$72,400
Barbara MikulskiDMD$9,150$74,115
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$250$92,050
Patty MurrayDWA$91,599$81,250
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,000$189,264
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$62,905$139,050
Barack ObamaDIL$113,242$103,451
Mark PryorDAR$500$99,500
John "Jack" ReedDRI$5,210$30,900
Harry ReidDNV$48,748$91,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$54,650
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$56,500$93,000
Ken SalazarDCO$142,155$131,400
Bernie SandersIVT$46,070$6,600
Chuck SchumerDNY$43,498$75,350
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$42,096
Richard ShelbyRAL$3,300$71,350
Gordon SmithROR$15,100$147,525
Olympia SnoweRME$10,400$22,350
Arlen SpecterDPA$31,613$225,300
Debbie StabenowDMI$35,060$137,133
Ted StevensRAK$1,200$64,350
John SununuRNH$8,600$104,670
Jon TesterDMT$112,727$18,250
John ThuneRSD$0$89,153
David VitterRLA$3,800$60,083
George VoinovichROH$0$176,302
John WarnerRVA$0$5,500
Jim WebbDVA$42,490$11,500
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$37,910$22,700
Ron WydenDOR$7,500$74,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$1,974,709
Health & welfare policy$515,981
Consumer groups$6,850

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Telecommunications$1,551,577
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,322,456
Auto manufacturers$1,180,657
Retail trade$1,006,644
Apparel & accessory stores$865,347
Furniture & wood products$410,594
Household cleansers & chemicals$325,900
Chambers of commerce$285,984
Marketing research services$272,777
Wholesale trade$213,280
Communications & Electronics$173,300
Household & office products$172,400
Hardware & tools$154,204
Household appliances$152,950
Jewelry$124,550
International trade associations$4,250
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