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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 L. 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$8,000$55,300
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$23,550
Max BaucusDMT$42,100$153,600
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$4,500$129,470
Bob BennettRUT$0$30,900
Joe BidenDDE$5,210$37,888
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$10,201$22,650
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,449$182,975
Barbara BoxerDCA$197,731$62,300
Sherrod BrownDOH$71,260$94,310
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$77,815
Jim BunningRKY$0$35,199
Richard BurrRNC$12,300$179,618
Robert ByrdDWV$500$34,450
Maria CantwellDWA$49,825$134,071
Ben CardinDMD$55,501$38,700
Tom CarperDDE$2,800$76,880
Bob CaseyDPA$67,563$69,471
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$250$145,500
Hillary ClintonDNY$167,910$495,730
Tom CoburnROK$0$35,608
William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$28,000
Norm ColemanRMN$7,100$308,735
Susan M. CollinsRME$20,350$102,550
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$16,300$38,000
Bob CorkerRTN$2,800$136,950
John CornynRTX$0$116,500
Larry CraigRID$0$17,250
Mike CrapoRID$500$36,510
Jim DeMintRSC$2,300$180,470
Chris DoddDCT$14,500$61,750
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$112,787
Pete DomeniciRNM$250$23,200
Byron DorganDND$12,750$77,433
Dick DurbinDIL$31,460$59,493
John EnsignRNV$4,000$87,733
Mike EnziRWY$0$26,500
Russ FeingoldDWI$44,293$45,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$53,450$123,583
Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,800$87,041
Chuck GrassleyRIA$13,750$131,674
Judd GreggRNH$4,000$61,650
Chuck HagelRNE$0$50,015
Tom HarkinDIA$24,346$48,350
Orrin G. HatchRUT$12,100$130,780
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,733$52,250
Jim InhofeROK$0$71,125
Dan InouyeDHI$2,300$32,160
Johnny IsaksonRGA$450$85,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$10,050$30,346
Ted KennedyDMA$30,270$47,500
John F. KerryDMA$5,620$32,720
Amy KlobucharDMN$63,800$129,450
Herb KohlDWI$40$1,500
Jon KylRAZ$4,100$142,700
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$4,566$97,580
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$33,403$58,675
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$12,900$15,300
Carl LevinDMI$28,145$214,359
Joe LiebermanICT$47,250$168,500
Blanche LincolnDAR$15,600$103,773
Chester Trent LottRMS$80$45,600
Dick LugarRIN$6,950$59,900
Mel MartinezRFL$11,250$127,283
John McCainRAZ$9,950$43,325
Claire McCaskillDMO$60,360$50,350
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,800$221,750
Bob MenéndezDNJ$53,860$84,850
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$11,250$83,115
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$250$83,550
Patty MurrayDWA$87,799$83,700
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,000$184,714
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$72,845$147,350
Barack ObamaDIL$143,377$114,001
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,000$104,400
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,610$32,400
Harry ReidDNV$49,248$110,600
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$58,150
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$39,400$100,800
Ken SalazarDCO$184,263$178,755
Bernie SandersIVT$39,970$6,800
Chuck SchumerDNY$39,298$100,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$49,346
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,300$74,850
Gordon SmithROR$18,095$160,825
Olympia J. SnoweRME$9,400$24,850
Arlen SpecterDPA$32,800$239,350
Debbie StabenowDMI$30,560$133,083
Ted StevensRAK$1,200$117,200
John SununuRNH$1,500$111,670
Jon TesterDMT$114,827$20,400
John ThuneRSD$0$121,753
David VitterRLA$8,400$71,233
George VoinovichROH$0$161,648
John WarnerRVA$0$3,500
Jim WebbDVA$48,950$19,350
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$38,760$31,050
Ron WydenDOR$7,500$107,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10$14,100
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$8,000$55,300
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$23,550
Max BaucusDMT$42,100$153,600
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$4,500$129,470
Bob BennettRUT$0$30,900
Joe BidenDDE$5,210$37,888
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$10,201$22,650
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,449$182,975
Barbara BoxerDCA$197,731$62,300
Sherrod BrownDOH$71,260$94,310
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$77,815
Jim BunningRKY$0$35,199
Richard BurrRNC$12,300$179,618
Robert ByrdDWV$500$34,450
Maria CantwellDWA$49,825$134,071
Ben CardinDMD$55,501$38,700
Tom CarperDDE$2,800$76,880
Bob CaseyDPA$67,563$69,471
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$250$145,500
Hillary ClintonDNY$167,910$495,730
Tom CoburnROK$0$35,608
William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$28,000
Norm ColemanRMN$7,100$308,735
Susan M. CollinsRME$20,350$102,550
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$16,300$38,000
Bob CorkerRTN$2,800$136,950
John CornynRTX$0$116,500
Larry CraigRID$0$17,250
Mike CrapoRID$500$36,510
Jim DeMintRSC$2,300$180,470
Chris DoddDCT$14,500$61,750
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$112,787
Pete DomeniciRNM$250$23,200
Byron DorganDND$12,750$77,433
Dick DurbinDIL$31,460$59,493
John EnsignRNV$4,000$87,733
Mike EnziRWY$0$26,500
Russ FeingoldDWI$44,293$45,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$53,450$123,583
Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,800$87,041
Chuck GrassleyRIA$13,750$131,674
Judd GreggRNH$4,000$61,650
Chuck HagelRNE$0$50,015
Tom HarkinDIA$24,346$48,350
Orrin G. HatchRUT$12,100$130,780
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,733$52,250
Jim InhofeROK$0$71,125
Dan InouyeDHI$2,300$32,160
Johnny IsaksonRGA$450$85,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$10,050$30,346
Ted KennedyDMA$30,270$47,500
John F. KerryDMA$5,620$32,720
Amy KlobucharDMN$63,800$129,450
Herb KohlDWI$40$1,500
Jon KylRAZ$4,100$142,700
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$4,566$97,580
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$33,403$58,675
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$12,900$15,300
Carl LevinDMI$28,145$214,359
Joe LiebermanICT$47,250$168,500
Blanche LincolnDAR$15,600$103,773
Chester Trent LottRMS$80$45,600
Dick LugarRIN$6,950$59,900
Mel MartinezRFL$11,250$127,283
John McCainRAZ$9,950$43,325
Claire McCaskillDMO$60,360$50,350
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,800$221,750
Bob MenéndezDNJ$53,860$84,850
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$11,250$83,115
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$250$83,550
Patty MurrayDWA$87,799$83,700
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,000$184,714
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$72,845$147,350
Barack ObamaDIL$143,377$114,001
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,000$104,400
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,610$32,400
Harry ReidDNV$49,248$110,600
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$58,150
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$39,400$100,800
Ken SalazarDCO$184,263$178,755
Bernie SandersIVT$39,970$6,800
Chuck SchumerDNY$39,298$100,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$49,346
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,300$74,850
Gordon SmithROR$18,095$160,825
Olympia J. SnoweRME$9,400$24,850
Arlen SpecterDPA$32,800$239,350
Debbie StabenowDMI$30,560$133,083
Ted StevensRAK$1,200$117,200
John SununuRNH$1,500$111,670
Jon TesterDMT$114,827$20,400
John ThuneRSD$0$121,753
David VitterRLA$8,400$71,233
George VoinovichROH$0$161,648
John WarnerRVA$0$3,500
Jim WebbDVA$48,950$19,350
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$38,760$31,050
Ron WydenDOR$7,500$107,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$1,937,099
Health & welfare policy$431,089
Consumer groups$6,850

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Telecommunications$1,863,890
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,400,744
Auto manufacturers$1,120,087
Apparel & accessory stores$1,001,333
Retail trade$991,384
Furniture & wood products$452,402
Household cleansers & chemicals$350,850
Marketing research services$340,580
Chambers of commerce$314,238
Wholesale trade$242,778
Household & office products$237,677
Hardware & tools$196,085
Household appliances$159,750
Jewelry$154,870
Communications & Electronics$143,060
International trade associations$4,250
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