H.R.2993 - Consumer Product Risk Reporting Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] (Introduced 10/02/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||10/15/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2993 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Consumer Product Risk Reporting Act of 2001 - Amends the Consumer Product Safety Act and the Federal Hazardous Substances Act to direct the Consumer Product Safety Commission, if a manufacturer, distributor, or retailer has elected to take a repair, replacement, or refund action with respect to a substantial product hazard that is not in the public interest, to order such manufacturer, distributor, or retailer to: (1) take whichever other action the Commission determines to be in the public interest; or (2) elect one or the other action if both alternatives are in the public interest.
Introduced in House (10/02/2001)
Increases the maximum civil penalty for each violation. Revises criminal penalties.