Summary: H.R.1861 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1861. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/26/2005)

Katie Elise and Meghan Agnes Act - Requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to promulgate: (1) consumer product safety standards applicable to any furniture or electronic appliance that the Commission determines poses a substantial safety hazard due to tipping because of its design, height, weight, stability, or other features; (2) regulations requiring warning labels on the packaging of such items and on the packaging of furniture with drawers that pose a danger to children due to tipping.

Requires the Commission, in promulgating safety standards under this Act, to take into consideration the intended uses of furniture and electronic appliances and the likelihood that children could climb on or tip the furniture.