H.R.1556 - A bill to amend the Flammable Fabrics Act to prohibit the manufacture for sale in commerce of articles of interior furnishing intended for use in any public facility unless such articles conform with requirements established by the Consumer Product Safety Commission designed to make such articles fire-resistant.97th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Addabbo, Joseph P. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 02/03/1981)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/09/1981 Referred to Subcommittee on Health and the Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1556 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/03/1981)
Amends the Flammable Fabrics Act to direct the Consumer Product Safety Commission to require any article of interior furnishing to be made fire-resistant to the extent necessary to adequately protect the public against unreasonable risk of fire leading to death, injury, or significant property damage.
Makes the manufacture, sale, or delivery into commerce of any article of interior furnishing which has not been processed in accordance with such requirements and which may reasonably be expected to be used in places of assembly other than homes a prohibited transaction.