Child Toy Safety Act of 2008; penalty for failure to remove recalled goods, report. (HB1192)

Introduced By

Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Child Toy Safety Act of 2008. Provides that any person who continues to offer any child's product for retail sale when more than 14 days have elapsed following receipt of an announcement by the United States Consumer Products Safety Commission that the product has been recalled shall be assessed a civil penalty of $1,000 for each day the product continues to be offered for sale. The bill also requires several state agencies to enforce federal recalls of unsafe toys and develop standards and regulations to keep unsafe toys out of child daycare facilities. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080326648
01/09/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/24/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1192)
02/08/2008Continued to 2009 in Courts of Justice (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)