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REFRIGERATOR SAFETY ACT

REFRIGERATOR SAFETY ACT

AN ACT To require certain safety devices on household refrigera

tors shipped in interstate commerce Be it enacted by the Senate and blouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That it shall be unlawful for any person to introduce or deliver for introduction into interstate commerce any household refrigerator manufactured on or after the date this section takes effect unless it is equipped with a device, enabling the door thereof to be opened from the inside, which con forms with standards prescribed pursuant to section 3.

SEC. 2. Any person who violates the first section of this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to imprisonment for not more than one year, or a fine of not more than $1,000, or both.

Sec. 3. The Secretary of Commerce shall prescribe and publish in the Federal Register commercial standards for devices which, when used in or on household refrigerators, will enable the doors thereof to be opened easily from the inside; and the standards first established under this section shall be so prescribed and published not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act.

SEC. 4. As used in this Act, the term “interstate commerce" includes commerce between one State, Territory, possession, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and another State, Territory, possession, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect on the date of its enactment, except that the first section of this Act shall take effect one year and 90 days after the date of publication of commercial standards first established under section 3 of this Act. In the event of a change in said commercial standards first established, a like period shall be allowed for compliance with said change in commercial standards.

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APPENDIX

Administrative procedures and public information requirements

prescribed by chapters 5 and 7 of title 5, United States Code.

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