Home Products Fire Safety

July 14, 2004

Members will hear testimony regarding the progress made by the Consumer Product Safety Commission in evaluating the need for mandatory fire safety standards for certain household products, including upholstered furniture, mattresses, bedding, and candles, that could reduce the incidence of death and injury in residential fires. Senator Smith will preside.


Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable Hal Stratton

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Andy Counts

  • Mr. John Dean

    National Association of State Fire Marshals
  • Mr. Norman Chapman

  • Mr. Bob Higgins

  • Mr. Al Klancnik