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SB 143 (BR 1613) - E. Scorsone, A. Kerr

     AN ACT relating to child safety.
     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.

     Feb 7-introduced in Senate
     Feb 11-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)

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