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      Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    IntroducedMay 19th, 2009

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Title

Truth in Fur Labeling Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to improve the accuracy of fur product labeling, and for other purposes.

Summary

Truth in Fur Labeling Act of 2009 - Amends the Fur Products Labeling Act to: (1) eliminate the exemption to fur labeling requirements for products containing relatively small amounts of fur; and (2) permit states to enforce more restrictive labeling requirements. Directs the the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), in the Fur Products Name Guide, to replace the term "Raccoon, Asiatic" with "Dog, Raccoon."

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