H.R.4981 - Fire Safe Cigarette Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] (Introduced 06/20/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||07/16/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection.|
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Summary: H.R.4981 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Fire Safe Cigarette Act of 2002 - Amends the Consumer Product Safety Act to direct the Consumer Product Safety Commission to prescribe a consumer product fire safety standard to reduce the risk of fire from cigarettes.
Introduced in House (06/20/2002)
Prescribes testing methodology. Authorizes the Commission to regulate the ignition propensity of cigarette paper for roll-your-own tobacco products when it sets such standards.
Instructs the Commission to include in such standard a proscription against the stockpiling of cigarettes to which the fire safety standards will apply.
Denies the Commission any jurisdiction over tobacco or tobacco products.