2011 Senate Bill 603

Ban sale of certain window blinds

Introduced in the Senate

Sept. 7, 2011

Introduced by Sen. Mike Kowall (R-15)

To prohibit the sale of window blinds that do not include cleats, hardware, and instructions for installation in a way that lets cords be secured, and a warning about the danger of accidental hanging or strangulation from a window blind cord that is not secured.

Referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform

Jan. 31, 2012

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

Feb. 16, 2012

Passed in the Senate 34 to 4 (details)

Received in the House

Feb. 16, 2012

Referred to the Committee on Government Operations