S. 1165 - Button Cell Battery Safety Act of 2011

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Summary:
A bill to protect children and other consumers against hazards associated with the accidental ingestion of button cell batteries by requiring the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate consumer product safety standards to require child-resistant closures on remote controls and other consumer products that use such batteries, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to protect children and other consumers against hazards associated with the accidental ingestion of button cell batteries by requiring the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate consumer product safety standards to require child-resistant closures on remote controls and other consumer products that use such batteries, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
 
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Button Cell Battery Safety Act of 2011

S. 1165 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to protect children and other consumers against hazards associated with the accidental ingestion of button cell batteries by requiring the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate consumer product safety standards to require child-resistant closures on remote controls and other consumer products that use such batteries, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to protect children and other consumers against hazards associated with the accidental ingestion of button cell batteries by requiring the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate consumer product safety standards to require child-resistant closures on remote controls and other consumer products that use such batteries, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Button Cell Battery Safety Act of 2011
Sponsor
John D. Rockefeller, IV
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Child safety and welfare
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Product safety and quality
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    Major Actions
    Introduced6/09/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced6/09/2011
    6/09/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    6/09/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    1 Organization Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Button Cell Battery Safety Act of 2011

    1 organization supported this bill

    Consumers Union
    CU (2011, May 26). Dear Chairman Rockefeller:. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Senate Committee on Science, Commerce & Transportation.

    1 organization opposed this bill

    Consumer Electronics Association
    CEA (2011, June 9). Dear Chairman Rockefeller:. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from CEA.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
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    Contributions by Legislator

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    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$500
    John BarrassoRWY$0$5,000
    Max BaucusDMT$0$0
    Mark BegichDAK$0$1,000
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$3,150
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$2,900
    Roy BluntRMO$0$2,500
    John BoozmanRAR$0$4,400
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$1,500
    Scott P. BrownRMA$0$7,250
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$6,000
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$1,500
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$500$2,750
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$500
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$1,200
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$2,600
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$1,000
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$0$3,300
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$3,500
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$2,700
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$500
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
    John F. KerryDMA$0$2,000
    Mark KirkRIL$0$1,000
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$2,300
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$1,000
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$3,300
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$-1,900
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,500
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$2,300
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$6,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$250
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,400$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$500
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$12,800
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$2,900
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$0$5,050
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$500
    Marco RubioRFL$0$1,250
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$5,300
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$1,000
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$2,000
    Jon TesterDMT$0$4,100
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$2,250
    Mark UdallDCO$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$2,300
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$250
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$0$2,400

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$500
    John BarrassoRWY$0$5,000
    Max BaucusDMT$0$0
    Mark BegichDAK$0$1,000
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$3,150
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$2,900
    Roy BluntRMO$0$2,500
    John BoozmanRAR$0$4,400
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    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
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    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
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    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$500
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$1,200
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$2,600
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$1,000
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$0$3,300
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$3,500
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$2,700
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$500
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
    John F. KerryDMA$0$2,000
    Mark KirkRIL$0$1,000
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$2,300
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$1,000
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$3,300
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$-1,900
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,500
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$2,300
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$6,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$250
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,400$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$500
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$12,800
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$2,900
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$0$5,050
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$500
    Marco RubioRFL$0$1,250
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$5,300
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$1,000
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$2,000
    Jon TesterDMT$0$4,100
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$2,250
    Mark UdallDCO$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$2,300
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$250
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$0$2,400

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Consumer groups$5,150

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Communications & Electronics$114,100
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