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 Consumer Protection
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Consumer Group1952
Kennedy Recommends Consumer Protection1962
President Requests Action in Consumer Interests1962
Aid to Consumers1963
Little Action Follows Johnson's Consumer Message1964
Message to Congress: President's on Consumer Interests1964
Little Action Taken on Consumer Legislation1965
Child Protection1966
New Laws for Consumers Enacted1966
House-Weakened Radiation Control Bill Cleared1968
Consumer Product Safety Agency Created in 19721972
Consumer Policy 1973: Overview1973
Filibuster Kills Consumer Protection Agency1974
Consumer Agency Bill Passed; Veto Feared1975
Consumer Fraud Act1975
Consumer Policy, 1975 Overview1975
Consumer Product Safety1975
Consumer Agency Bill1976
Consumer Policy 1976: Overview1976
Product Safety Commission Bill Cleared1976
Consumer Controversies1977
Presidential Statement: Carter Recommends Establishment of Consumer Agency1977
Speaker Calls Off Consumer Agency Vote1977
Carter Dealt Major Defeat on Consumer Bill1978
Product Safety Agency1978
Product Liability Insurance1980
CPSC Authorization1981
Product Liability Insurance1981
Product Liability1982
Product Liability Dies1984
Efforts to Authorize Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Fail1985
Nomination for Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Chairman Blocked1985
Product Liability Stalled1985
Consumer Product Safety1987
Product Liability1987
Lawmakers Put Off Product-Liability Measure1988
Troubled Consumer Agency Is Renewed1990
No New Product-Safety Legislation Passed1992
Presidential Veto Message: Clinton rejects Product Liability Bill Over Consumer, State Issues1996
Product Liability Bill Loses Momentum1997
Bill to Limit Class Action Suits Dies2002
Limits on Class Action Lawsuits Enacted In a major victory2005
Panel Turf Wars Derail Data Security2006
Outcry Over Lead in Toys Prompts Consumer Product Safety Efforts2007
Conflicting Interests Kill Tobacco Bill2008
Law Modifies Toy Safety Standards2008
GOP Takes Aim at Dodd-Frank Law2011
Dodd-Frank Survives GOP Attacks2012
Bill on Toxic Chemical Regulation Poised for Passage in New Year2015
Dodd-Frank Financial Regulatory Law Weathers Multiple Republican Attacks2016
Cordray Departs Consumer Bureau2017