2011 Senate Bill 602

Ban certain window blinds in child care centers

Introduced in the Senate

Sept. 7, 2011

Introduced by Sen. Mike Kowall (R-15)

To ban window blinds or other window coverings in child care centers if they have pull cords or inner cords capable of forming a loop and posing a risk of strangulation to a young child.

Referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform

Jan. 31, 2012

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

Feb. 16, 2012

Amendment offered by Sen. Mike Kowall (R-15)

The amendment passed by voice vote

Passed in the Senate 38 to 0 (details)

Received in the House

Feb. 16, 2012

Referred to the Committee on Government Operations