House Bill 476

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Last Action to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
Title AN ACT relating to child safety.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 1458
Sponsors T. Riner, A. Webb-Edgington, A. Wuchner
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to define terms; prohibit entities from placing into the stream of commerce children's products that do not meet safety standards or if they have been recalled; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to maintain a list of unsafe and recalled children's products and to post the list on their Internet Web site; require that the list be sent to certain groups; require cribs to meet Consumer Product Safety Commission or ASTM standards; create procedures for retrofitting recalled children's products; require commercial users of children's products to notify customers and post notices regarding recalled children's products; require retailers of children's products to take certain steps to prohibit the sale of recalled products and to post warning notices; create a penalty; permit the Attorney General or the Commonwealth's attorney to bring an action and to seek injunctions; provide that remedies are in addition to any existing remedies; prohibit child-care centers from having unsafe children's products on their premises; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to send notices of unsafe children's products to child-care centers.
Index Headings of Original Version Fiscal Note - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, recalled toys
Health and Medical Services - Toys, prohibit sale of recalled
Children and Minors - Toys, prohibit sale of recalled
Safety - Toys, prohibit sale of recalled
Public Health - Safety, recalled toys
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, recalled toys
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/06/08
  • introduced in House
02/07/08
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
03/03/08
  • posted in committee
03/06/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
03/07/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/10/08
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 11, 2008
03/12/08
  • 3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
03/13/08
  • received in Senate
03/17/08
  • to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Summary Create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to prohibit the knowing manufacture, retrofit, sale, distribution or transport within the state of any children's products that do not meet standards set by federal law and regulation; create a new section of KRS 199.892 to 199.8996 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to notify child-care providers of the Kentucky Consumer Product Safety Program and the program's Web site; require child-care centers to post information on the Kentucky Consumer Product Safety Program and the program's Web site.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, recalled toys
Health and Medical Services - Toys, prohibit sale of recalled
Children and Minors - Toys, prohibit sale of recalled
Safety - Toys, prohibit sale of recalled
Public Health - Safety, recalled toys
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, recalled toys

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor T. Burch
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, recalled toys
Health and Medical Services - Toys, prohibit sale of recalled
Children and Minors - Toys, prohibit sale of recalled
Safety - Toys, prohibit sale of recalled
Public Health - Safety, recalled toys
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, recalled toys

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