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Hearing on “Keeping Kids and Consumers Safe from Dangerous Products”

Date: 
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:30am
Location: 
2123 Rayburn House Office Building

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, “Keeping Kids and Consumers Safe from Dangerous Products.” 

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce

Opening Statement of Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

 

Livestream

 

Legislation

H.R. 2211, the "Stop Tip-overs of Unstable, Risky Dressers on Youth (STURDY) Act"

H.R. 3172, the "Safe Sleep Act of 2019"

H.R. 3170, the "Safe Cribs Act of 2019"

H.R. 1618, the "Nicolas and Zachary Burt Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2019"

H.R. 806, the "Portable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2019"

H.R. 2647, the "Safer Occupancy Furniture Flammability (SOFFA)"

H.R. 3169, the "Focusing Attention on Safety Transparency and Effective Recalls (FASTER) Act"

 

Witnesses

Will Wallace
Manager, Home & Products Policy
Consumer Reports

Testimony

 

Crystal Ellis
Founding Member
Parents Against Tip-Overs

Testimony

 

Chris Parsons
President
Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters

Testimony

 

Charles A. Samuels
Member
Mintz

Testimony