Summary: S.861 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (06/29/1983)

(Measure passed House, amended, in lieu of H.R. 2668)

Consumer Product Safety Amendments of 1983 - Amends the Consumer Product Safety Act to authorize appropriations for FY 1984-1986.

Includes surgical drapes within the coverage of the Flammable Fabrics Act.

Provides for congressional veto of Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission) rules by enactment of a joint resolution of disapproval within 90 days after promulgation.

Prohibits the use of appropriated funds to promulgate any Commission rule or regulation until Congress has passed a joint resolution of approval.