S. 1165 - Button Cell Battery Safety Act of 2011

Commerce. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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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
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    Contributions

    1. January - February 2007 For $0 Against $-1,400
    2. March - April 2007 For $0 Against $1,250
    3. May - June 2007 For $0 Against $1,750
    4. July - August 2007 For $0 Against $0
    5. September - October 2007 For $0 Against $500
    6. November - December 2007 For $0 Against $1,000
    7. January - February 2008 For $0 Against $0
    8. March - April 2008 For $0 Against $2,750
    9. May - June 2008 For $0 Against $1,750
    10. July - August 2008 For $0 Against $1,250
    11. September - October 2008 For $0 Against $12,850
    12. November - December 2008 For $0 Against $250
    13. January - February 2009 For $0 Against $0
    14. March - April 2009 For $0 Against $5,300
    15. May - June 2009 For $1,000 Against $250
    16. July - August 2009 For $0 Against $1,000
    17. September - October 2009 For $0 Against $1,750
    18. November - December 2009 For $0 Against $1,500
    19. January - February 2010 For $0 Against $2,000
    20. March - April 2010 For $0 Against $11,100
    21. May - June 2010 For $2,400 Against $4,150
    22. July - August 2010 For $0 Against $3,900
    23. September - October 2010 For $1,000 Against $16,250
    24. November - December 2010 For $0 Against $0
    25. January - February 2011 For $0 Against $5,500
    26. March - April 2011 For $0 Against $8,500
    27. May - June 2011 For $250 Against $2,750
    28. July - August 2011 For $0 Against $2,250
    29. September - October 2011 For $500 Against $1,900
    30. November - December 2011 For $0 Against $6,500
    31. January - February 2012 For $0 Against $1,250
    32. March - April 2012 For $0 Against $4,250
    33. May - June 2012 For $0 Against $3,000
    34. July - August 2012 For $0 Against $3,850
    35. September - October 2012 For $0 Against $4,200
    36. November - December 2012 For $0 Against $1,000

    Votes

      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.
      Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

      Contributions by Legislator

      Namesort iconPartyState$ 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
      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
      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

      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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