Articles Posted in the " CPSIA " Category

  • AMA: Obama Signs Lead Law-Exemption Bill

    AMA: Obama Signs Lead Law-Exemption Bill

    Motorcycle Legislation

    In a victory for families who enjoy responsible motorized recreation, President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to allow the sale of kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) to continue, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.



  • House Approves Vital Lead Law Legislation

    House Approves Vital Lead Law Legislation

    Motorcycle Legislation

    The U.S. House has approved legislation by a vote of 421-2 to exempt kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) from the lead law that essentially bans the sale of those machines at the end of the year, the American Motorcyclist Association reports.


  • 75 Lawmakers Support Kids Ride Act

    75 Lawmakers Support Kids Ride Act

    Motorcycle Legislation

    A bill that would exempt kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) from a law that effectively bans their sale at the end of the year is gaining more support in Congress, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.



  • 2011 AMA Family Capital Hill Climb Rally

    2011 AMA Family Capital Hill Climb Rally

    Kids Just Want to Ride Act Update

    Hundreds of young motorcyclists, their parents and concerned riders gathered with several U.S. representatives, including Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.), author of the Kids Just Want to Ride Act, in Washington, D.C., Thursday, May 26, at the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Family Capitol Hill Climb.


  • U.S. House Approves Changes to Lead Law

    U.S. House Approves Changes to Lead Law

    Motorcycle Legislation

    A key U.S. House subcommittee has approved legislation to address flaws in the law that effectively bans the sale of kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) at the end of the year, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.


  • AMA Family Capitol Hill Climb: Register Now

    AMA Family Capitol Hill Climb: Register Now

    Motorcyclists Taking Action

    The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is hosting an event in Washington, D.C., the AMA Family Capitol Hill Climb, to send a resounding message to federal lawmakers that action is needed now to exclude kid-sized dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) from the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of 2008.


  • AMA: US House Hears Lead Law Testimony

    AMA: US House Hears Lead Law Testimony

    Motorcycle Legislation

    A key U.S. House committee heard from a variety of people on April 7 who testified on revising the lead law that will impose a de facto ban on the sale of kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) at the end of the year, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.




  • AMA Urges Congress to Exempt Lead Law

    AMA Urges Congress to Exempt Lead Law

    Motorcycle Legislation

    In written comments submitted for a congressional hearing held on Feb. 17, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) asked lawmakers to exempt kid-sized off-highway vehicles (OHVs) from the "lead law" that effectively bans the sale of the vehicles at the end of the year.


  • AMA: Lead Law Delayed Until Dec. 31

    AMA: Lead Law Delayed Until Dec. 31

    Motorcycle Legislative News

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has voted to delay enforcement of portions of the controversial "lead law" that would have banned the sale of kids’ dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.


  • Youth Motorcycle Lead Law Reprieve Vote

    Youth Motorcycle Lead Law Reprieve Vote

    Youth Motorcycles

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is poised to vote on a staff recommendation to delay enforcement of parts of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of 2008, or "lead law," the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.


  • AMA: Kids Just Want to Ride Act Introduced

    AMA: Kids Just Want to Ride Act Introduced

    Lead Law Legislation

    With the deadline fast approaching that would effectively ban the sale of kids’ dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) has introduced legislation to end the ban, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.


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