Congress Offers $13M Raise To CPSC

Law360, New York (December 10, 2009, 5:03 PM EST) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission will receive $118 million in 2010 under an appropriations bill in Congress, $13 million more than 2009 and $11 million more than the Obama administration requested.

According to a summary on the consolidated House and Senate Financial Services Appropriations bill released Tuesday, funds will be used to continue implementing the landmark bipartisan consumer protection legislation enacted by Congress in 2008 in response to massive product recalls, including children's toys made in China.

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