SCR 40 Urges Congress and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to strengthen laws regarding furniture tip-over hazards
Sponsor: Ridgeway
LR Number: 5488S.02I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions & Ethics
Last Action: 5/16/2008 - H adopted Journal Page: H1996-1998 / S1729
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: upon approval
House Handler: Pratt

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SCR 40 - This resolution urges the U.S. Congress and the Consumer Product Safety Commission to enact regulations that strengthen incentives for use of ASTM International's furniture safety standard for furniture tip-over hazards, use of warning labels on tip-over risks for certain furniture and appliances, use of wall anchoring devices on certain furniture and appliances, and for promoting public education on furniture tip-over dangers and prevention methods.

This resolution is similar to HCR 25 (2008).