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SA 264. Ms. KLOBUCHAR (for herself and Mr. TESTER) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by her to the bill S. 493, to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

On page 116, after line 24, add the following:
SEC. 504. EXEMPTION OF OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES FROM BAN ON LEAD IN CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS.
Section 101(b) of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (15 U.S.C. 1278a(b)) is amended--
(1) by redesignating paragraph (5) as paragraph (6); and
(2) by inserting after paragraph (4) the following:
"(5) EXCEPTION FOR OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES.--
"(A) IN GENERAL.--Subsection (a) shall not apply to an off-highway vehicle.
"(B) OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE DEFINED.--For purposes of this section, the term `off-highway vehicle'--
"(i) means any motorized vehicle--
"(I) that is manufactured primarily for use off of public streets, roads, and highways;
"(II) designed to travel on 2 or 4 wheels; and
"(III) having either--
"(aa) a seat designed to be straddled by the operator and handlebars for steering control; or
"(bb) a nonstraddle seat, steering wheel, seat belts, and roll-over protective structure; and
"(ii) includes a snowmobile.".


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Mar 29, 2011.)