Calif. Senate Drops Bill To Relax 'Made in USA' Label Rules

Law360, New York (July 6, 2012, 4:54 PM EDT) -- A bill that would loosen the requirements for a product to be labeled "Made in the USA" failed to clear a California state senate committee Tuesday after consumer groups and personal injury attorneys blasted the proposed law.

The legislation, which stomped its way to a 68-0 vote by California's Assembly, aimed to match federal guidelines by scaling back California state laws prohibiting such labels on products containing any part not made in the U.S.

“This bill would provide that a product that is made all or...
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