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Week of April 28 - May 04, 2014

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April 29, 2014
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Buerkle and Staff Meeting with Specialty Graphic Imaging Association

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, and Gib Mullan, Chief Counsel, meeting with Marci Kinter, Vice President, Government & Business Information at Specialty Graphic Imaging Association to discuss testing issues surrounding CPSIA as well as potential opportunities to reduce testing burdens; 1:30 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 720.  The meeting was requested by Marci Kinter.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/24/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/24/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

April 30, 2014
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

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High Point, NC

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

John Massale Attending Meeting of the ASTM F15.42 on Furniture Safety

John Massale, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, will be attending a meeting as a member of the ASTM F15.42 on Furniture Safety at the Offices of Samson Marketing - High Point, NC.  Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm EST. This meeting was requested by Bill Perdue, ASTM Subcommittee Chair, of AHFA.  For additional please contact John Massale (jmassale@cpsc.gov) or Len Morrissey, ASTM TCO Division Director (lmorriss@astm.org).  (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.)  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/25/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/28/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

April 30, 2014
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Commission Meeting

Briefing Matter: Frame Child Carriers - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Bethesda Towers, Hearing Room 420

A live webcast of the meeting can be viewed at www.cpsc.gov/live

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

May 01, 2014
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Tim Smith Attending a Virtual Meeting (Teleconference) of the ASTM F15.30 Bunk Bed Subcommittee

Tim Smith, Directorate for Engineering Sciences/Human Factors, will be attending a virtual meeting (teleconference) of the ASTM F15.30 Bunk Bed Subcommittee; 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST. The meeting was requested by ASTM International. For call-in information, please contact Len Morrissey, ASTM International, (610) 832-9719, lmorriss@astm.org.  For other meeting information, please contact Tim Smith, (301) 987-2557, tsmith@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/16/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/17/14.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

May 01, 2014
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Perry Sharpless Participating in Gravity Task Group Conference Call

Perry Sharpless, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences/ Mechanical Division, and other Commission staff, will be participating in the ASTM Gravity 15.51 Consumer Products, Suction Limited Gravity Flow Systems task group meeting; 1:30 p.m.  This meeting was requested by ASTM. For information, please contact Len Morrissey of ASTM at 610-832-9719 or lmorriss@astm.org<mailto:lmorriss@astm.org> Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/24/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/25/14. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

May 01, 2014
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Buerkle and Staff Meeting with Intercrown Enterprise, LTD (Closed to the Public)

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle and Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, Gib Mullan, Chief Counsel, meeting with Mike Kollman, Intercrown Enterprise, LTD.  The meeting will discuss the costs of making cordless mini-blinds vs. traditional mini-blinds as well as the feedback received from major customers.  The meeting will be closed as substantial and detailed proprietary information will be discussed.  The meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 720.  The meeting was requested by Mike Kollman.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/24/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/25/14. 

  • Status:Closed to the Public
  • Substantial

May 01, 2014
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Robinson and Staff Meeting with Intercrown Enterprise, LTD (Closed to the Public)

Commissioner Marietta Robinson, Heather Bramble, Chief Counsel, Dottie Lee, Confidential Assistant, meeting with Mike Kollman of Intercrown Enterprise, LTD.  The meeting will discuss the costs of making cordless mini-blinds versus traditional mini-blinds, as well as feedback received from consumers.  The meeting will be limited to discussions of proprietary information and therefore will be closed to the public.  The meeting will be held at 2:30 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  The meeting was requested by Mike Kollman.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/25/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/25/14. 

  • Status:Closed to the Public
  • Substantial

May 01, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Acting Chairman Adler and Staff Meeting with Intercrown Enterprise, LTD (Closed to the Public)

Acting Chairman Robert Adler, Chief of Staff Jason Levine and Deputy Chief of Staff Jana Fong-Swamidoss meeting with Mike Kollman of Intercrown Enterprise, LTD to discuss proprietary information on window blinds; 3:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 725.  The meeting was requested by Mr. Kollman.  (The meeting is closed to the public because of the proprietary information that will be discussed.)  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/25/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/28/14. 

  • Status:Closed to the Public
  • Substantial

May 02, 2014
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Acting Chairman Adler, Commissioners Buerkle and Robinson and Other CPSC Staff Meeting Individually with ASTM International

Acting Chairman Robert Adler, Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Commissioner Marietta Robinson, and other CPSC staff meeting individually with ASTM International’s Messrs. James Thomas, Jeff Grove, Len Morrissey, and Ms. Kathie Morgan from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM and 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM in the respective Commissioners’ offices at CPSC headquarters, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814. The purpose of the meetings is enable the ASTM group to meet the Commissioners. For additional information please contact Colin Church, CPSC Voluntary Standards Coordinator, at 301-504-7245.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 4/25/14.  Posted in the Public Calendar 4/25/14.   

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial