H.R.5059 - Fire-Safe Cigarette Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
Summary: H.R.5059 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)
Fire-Safe Cigarette Act of 2002 - Amends the Consumer Product Safety Act to set a deadline for the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue a rule implementing the consumer product safety standard prescribed by this Act to reduce the risk of fire from cigarettes.
Introduced in House (06/27/2002)
Prescribes testing methodology. Authorizes the Commission to regulate the ignition propensity of cigarette paper for roll-your-own tobacco products when it sets such standards.
Instructs the Commission to include in such standard a proscription against the stockpiling of cigarettes to which the fire safety standards will apply.
Denies the Commission any jurisdiction over tobacco or tobacco products.