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Introduced in Senate (03/12/2014)


113th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2120


To expand the prohibition on the manufacture, distribution, and importation of children's products that contain phthalates, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 12, 2014

Mrs. Gillibrand introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation


A BILL

To expand the prohibition on the manufacture, distribution, and importation of children's products that contain phthalates, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Expansion of prohibition on manufacture, distribution, and importation of children's products containing phthalates.

(a) In general.—Section 108 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (Public Law 110–314; 15 U.S.C. 2057c) is amended—

(1) in subsection (a)—

(A) by striking “children's toy or child care article” and inserting “children's product”; and

(B) by striking “or benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP)” and inserting “benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), diisononyl phthalate (DINP), diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP), or di-n-octyl phthalate (DnOP)”; and

(2) in subsection (b)—

(A) by striking paragraph (1);

(B) by redesignating paragraphs (2) and (3) as paragraphs (1) and (2), respectively; and

(C) in paragraph (2), as redesignated by subparagraph (B), by striking “a final rule” and all that follows through “evaluate the findings” and inserting “a final rule to evaluate the findings”.

(b) Conforming amendments.—Such section is further amended—

(1) in subsection (c)—

(A) by striking “subsections (a) and (b)(1) and any rule promulgated under subsection (b)(3)” and inserting “subsection (a) and any rule promulgated under subsection (b)(2)”; and

(B) by striking “children's toy or child care article” each place it appears and inserting “children's product”;

(2) in subsection (d)(1), by striking “children's toy or child care article” and inserting “children's product”;

(3) in subsection (e), by striking “subsection (a) or (b)(1) or any rule promulgated by the Commission under subsection (b)(3)” and inserting “subsection (a) or any rule promulgated by the Commission under subsection (b)(2)”;

(4) in subsection (f), by striking “subsections (a) and (b)(1) and any rule promulgated under subsection (b)(3)” and inserting “subsection (a) and any rule promulgated under subsection (b)(2)”; and

(5) in subsection (g), by adding at the end the following:

“(E) The term ‘children's product’ has the meaning given such term in section 3(a) of the Consumer Product Safety Act (15 U.S.C. 2052(a)).”.


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