The House Energy and Commerce Committee has decided to hold a committee hearing before marking up legislation to amend the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act. Given how few public sessions there have been on the excesses of the CPSIA, a hearing is certainly warranted.
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection has scheduled the hearing for Thursday, April 29, at 10 a.m. The draft legislation is called the Consumer Product Safety Enhancement Act. And here’s the briefing memo for the now postponed markup session, originally scheduled for Wednesday.
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