Furniture origin labeling bill stalled in House

Russell, Thomas
November 2006
Furniture/Today;11/27/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p40
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the status of furniture labeling bill introduced more than two years ago in the committee. The bill stands stalled in the committee with no clear indication of its revival in 2007. The house bill, H.R.445, requires furniture sold in the United States to carry a label indicating its place of manufacture. Matt Reiffer, a legislative director for Ehlers, says that the bill was stalled due to the debate and controversy it generated.


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