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Committee on Commerce, Science, and TransportationIntroducedSeptember 29th, 2010
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Access to Button Cell Batteries Act of 2010
A bill to protect children against hazards associated with swallowing button cell batteries by requiring the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate a consumer product safety standard to require child-proof closures on remote controls and other consumer electronic products that use such batteries, and for other purposes.
Access to Button Cell Batteries Act of 2010 - Directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to promulgate a standard requiring that electronic product button cell battery compartments be secured so as to reduce access to such batteries by children three years of age or younger. Defines a "button cell battery" as a battery that is 32 millimeters or less in diameter.