Bush Signs Consumer Safety Bill

Law360, New York (August 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- President Bush has endorsed an overhaul of the troubled Consumer Product Safety Commission, signing legislation Thursday that will infuse the agency with more funding and enforce tougher consumer safety rules.

The U.S. Senate passed the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act on July 31, which will give the CPSC the resources and authority to more effectively police product safety — especially products used by children.

In its efforts to re-energize the CPSC, which came under heavy fire this year as a slew of contaminated children's products was...
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