S.1076 - Truth in Fur Labeling Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 05/19/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||05/19/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.2480, which became Public Law 111-313 on 12/18/2010.|
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Summary: S.1076 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/19/2009)
Truth in Fur Labeling Act of 2009 - Amends the Fur Products Labeling Act to: (1) eliminate the exemption to fur labeling requirements for products containing relatively small amounts of fur; and (2) permit states to enforce more restrictive labeling requirements.
Directs the the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), in the Fur Products Name Guide, to replace the term "Raccoon, Asiatic" with "Dog, Raccoon."