Special Bulletin: President Bush Signs Sweeping New Consumer Product Safety Law

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On August 14, 2008, President George W. Bush signed into law HR 4040, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (?the Act?). The sweeping reforms became Public Law, PL 110-314, 122 Stat. 3016. According to White House Deputy Press Secretary Tony Fratto, "[t]his bill will help to ensure that products Americans find on their store shelves are safe and that the regulating agencies have the resources they need to enforce law."

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