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2011 Senate Bill 602: Ban certain window blinds in child care centers
  1. Introduced by Sen. Mike Kowall (R) on September 7, 2011, 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 Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on September 7, 2011.
      • Reported in the Senate on January 31, 2012, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. Mike Kowall (R) on February 16, 2012. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 16, 2012.
  2. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on February 16, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on February 16, 2012.
    • Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on February 16, 2012.