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112TH CONGRESS 1ST SESSION

H. R. 412

To amend the lead prohibition provisions of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 to provide an exemption for certain off-highway vehicles, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES JANUARY 25, 2011 Mr. REHBERG (for himself, Mr. BARTLETT, Mr. BURGESS, Mr. DUNCAN of Tennessee, Mr. GRAVES of Missouri, Mr. HERGER, Mr. HUNTER, Mr. JONES, Mrs. LUMMIS, Mr. MCCLINTOCK, Mr. MCCOTTER, Mr. MCKINLEY, Mr. PAUL, Mr. ROSS of Arkansas, Mr. SCHOCK, Mr. SHIMKUS, Mr. SIMPSON, Mr. SMITH of Nebraska, Mr. TERRY, Mr. WALBERG, Mr. WALZ of Minnesota, Mr. WESTMORELAND, and Mr. YOUNG of Alaska) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL To amend the lead prohibition provisions of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 to provide an exemption for certain off-highway vehicles, and for other purposes. 1

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-

2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

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SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

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This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Kids Just Want to

5 Ride Act’’.

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SEC. 2. EXEMPTION FOR OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES.

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(a) EXCLUSION UCTS AND

OF

CERTAIN MATERIALS

OR

PROD-

INACCESSIBLE COMPONENT PARTS.—Section

4 101(b) of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act 5 of 2008 is amended by redesignating paragraph (5) as 6 paragraph (6) and inserting after paragraph (4) the fol7 lowing: 8 9

‘‘(5) EXCEPTION

FOR

OFF-HIGHWAY

VEHI-

CLES.—

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‘‘(A) DETERMINATION

BY COMMISSION.—

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Subsection (a) shall not apply to off-highway

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vehicles.

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‘‘(B)

OFF-HIGHWAY

VEHICLES

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FINED.—For

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‘off-highway vehicle’ means any motorized vehi-

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cle designed to travel on 2, 3, or 4 wheels, hav-

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ing a seat designed to be straddled by the oper-

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ator and handlebars for steering control, and

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such term also includes snowmobiles.’’.

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purposes of this section, the term

(b) ADDITIONAL AMENDMENT.—Such section is fur-

21 ther amended in paragraph (1)(A) by striking ‘‘any’’.

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