Senate Vote Expected Soon On Consumer Safety Bill

Law360, New York (March 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Only days after agreeing to take up the bill, the U.S. Senate is expected to vote imminently on legislation aimed at beefing up the federal oversight of consumer goods.

On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) indicated to reporters that a vote on the proposed measure could take place as early as Thursday, with lawmakers anxious to lay the bill at the White House’s front door for further consideration.

Earlier in the week, the Senate voted 86-1 to begin debating the measure, which could face...
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