'Dirt Bike Bill' Would Exempt ATVs From Lead Rules

Law360, New York (March 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Two Montana lawmakers have unveiled legislation that would exempt all-terrain vehicles and motorcycles from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's new lead standards, which have created a roadblock for companies that market such products for children ages 12 and under.

The so-called Dirt Bike Bill, introduced concurrently on Monday in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., and in the U.S. Senate by Sen. John Tester, D-Mont., would implement two exceptions to the lead provisions of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of...
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