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Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act
Full Parity for Substance Abuse Treatment Services
Unsafe Children's Products
Reauthorization of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Older Americans Act Reauthorization
Support of Employment
of Adults with Disabilities

Support for Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Federal Graduate Medical Education Funding to Independent Children's Teaching
Hospitals, and Protecting Our Teaching Hospitals From Medicare Cuts

Helping Our Seniors
Meet The Rising Cost of Prescription Drugs

Enabling Children Adopted Through a State Protection Agency to Receive Financial Aid to Attend Higher Education, and Allowing Foster Children to
Be Declared as a Tax
Deduction

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HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

UNSAFE CHILDREN’S PRODUCTS

WHEREAS, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) works to reduce the risk of injuries and death from consumer products through the education and enforcement of mandatory recall standards; and

WHEREAS, the CPSC has responsibility for products used in or around the home, schools, day care centers and in recreational facilities; and

WHEREAS, the CPSC issues mandatory safety standards, participates in the development of voluntary safety standards, educates the public about dangerous products and recalls from the market place and consumers dangerously defective products; and

WHEREAS, the CPSC conducts 250 and 300 recalls each year; and

WHEREAS, recent reports concerning the deaths and injuries of children in child care facilities due to recalled children’s products suggest that dangerous products continue to be sold and are otherwise available for use by the public; and

WHEREAS, cities like Chicago have pledged to work with child care advocates to assist the CPSC perform its statutory obligations,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that The U.S. Conference of Mayors supports efforts to increase public awareness regarding recalled products; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that The U.S. Conference of Mayors will assist the Consumer Product Safety Commission in efforts to increase compliance with recalled product orders.

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