Bill Would Stop Substandard Drywall At US Border

Law360, New York (April 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., would empower border agents to prohibit the import of substandard drywall, a product that has vexed homeowners and sparked dozens of lawsuits.

The bill, which Stupak introduced Tuesday, would allow border agents to prohibit the entry of substandard drywall, along with low quality concrete and steel, at the direction of the commissioner responsible for U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Aimed at ensuring “product quality and safety” the bill would allow the border...
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