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Jun
26
1:30 PM to 2:15 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Topics: Portable Generators
Open to the Public
Commissioners Feldman and Dziak will hold a teleconference with representatives of TTI to discuss the proposed rule on portable generators. Participants will include Mark Rowe (TTI), Steven Phillips (DLA Piper), and Victoria Busch (DLA Piper). Steven Phillips requested the meeting. For additional information please contact John Mitchell at jmitchell@cpsc.gov.
Jun
26
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Lawrence Mella, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will be participating in a virtual meeting with an ASTM F15.58 task group for e-scooters on 6/26/2024 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET). This is a meeting to discuss warning and labeling requirements for the new draft e-scooter standard under F15.58 jurisdiction. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For additional information contact Lawrence Mella at LMella@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar 6/13/2024.
Jun
26
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
The CPSC’s Consumer Ombudsman, Jonathan Midgett, PhD, Office of the Executive Director, will participate in a virtual meeting about toy safety on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET. Topics will include mandatory toy standards, age recommendations for toys, and reporting incidents to the agency. The meeting was requested by USATLA and is an open meeting. For further information, contact Jonathan Midgett, CPSC, at consumerombudsman@cpsc.gov, or 301-504-8120. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 6/6/2024.
Jun
26
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Other
Open to the Public
Andrew Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other staff will participate in a virtual meeting with the ASTM F15.79 Beach Umbrellas Task Group on 06/26/2024 from 11am to 12pm ET. This meeting was requested by ASTM to continue the development of safety standards for beach umbrellas. For additional information, including call-in information, contact Andrew Newens at anewens@cpsc.gov or (301) 987-2248. Posted to the public calendar on 6/13/2024.
Jun
26
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Voluntary Standards Meeting
Topics: Gates and Expandable Enclosures
Open to the Public
CANCELLED: Carlos Torres, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in virtual, WebEx meeting of ASTM F15.11 Gates & Enclosures Pet Door Task Group on 06/26/2024 from 11:00am to 12:00pm ET. This meeting was requested by ASTM to discuss pet doors on gates and enclosures. For additional information, including the meeting call-in information, contact Carlos Torres at CTorres@cpsc.gov. Posted to the public calendar on 6/10/2024 and updated on 6/26/2024.
Jun
26
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Commission Meeting
Topics: Other
Closed to the Public
Commission’s Explanation of Closing: This meeting may be properly closed under Exemptions 3, 4, 7, 9 and 10; 16 CFR § 1013.4(b)(3), (4), (7), (9) and (10). This meeting will involve discussion of the following: (1) matters specifically exempted from disclosure by statute (other than 5 U.S.C. 552) (Exemption 3); (2) trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person and privileged or confidential (Exemption 4); (3) investigatory records to the extent that the production of such records or information would (a) interfere with enforcement proceedings and (b) disclose investigative techniques and procedures (Exemption 7); (4) information the premature disclosure of which is likely to frustrate implementation of a proposed agency action (Exemption 9); and (5) the Agency's issuance of a subpoena, or the Agency's participation in a civil action or proceeding … or the initiation, conduct, or disposition by the Agency of a particular case of formal agency adjudication pursuant to the procedures in 5 U.S.C. 554 or otherwise involving a determination on the record after opportunity for hearing (exemption 10).. In deciding to close the meeting, the Commission has determined that, on balance, considering the relative advantages and disadvantages to the public of conducting the meeting in open or closed session, the public interest would best be served by closing the meeting based on the Exemptions identified. The General Counsel has certified that the meeting may be properly closed to the public under the referenced exemptions. Purpose of this Notice: This document gives notice that the Commission has decided to close the meeting described above. This notice is given pursuant to the Commission’s rules issued under the Government in the Sunshine Act (16 C.F.R. § 1013.4(c)(4)). Posted in the public calendar on 6/18/2024.
Jun
26
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM (America/New_York)
Category: Commission Meeting
Topics: Other
Closed to the Public
Commission’s Explanation of Closing: This meeting may be properly closed under Exemptions 3, 4, 7 and 9; 16 CFR § 1013.4(b)(3), (4), (7), and (9). This meeting will involve discussion of the following: (1) matters specifically exempted from disclosure by statute (other than 5 U.S.C. 552) (Exemption 3); (2) trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person and privileged or confidential (Exemption 4); (3) investigatory records to the extent that the production of such records or information would (a) interfere with enforcement proceedings and (b) disclose investigative techniques and procedures (Exemption 7); and (4) information the premature disclosure of which is likely to frustrate implementation of a proposed agency action (Exemption 9). In deciding to close the meeting, the Commission has determined that, on balance, considering the relative advantages and disadvantages to the public of conducting the meeting in open or closed session, the public interest would best be served by closing the meeting based on the Exemptions identified. The General Counsel has certified that the meeting may be properly closed to the public under the referenced exemptions. Purpose of this Notice: This document gives notice that the Commission has decided to close the meeting described above. This notice is given pursuant to the Commission’s rules issued under the Government in the Sunshine Act (16 C.F.R. § 1013.4(c)(4)). Posted in the public calendar on 6/18/2024.
Jun
25
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Topics: Flooring (Slips, Trips, and Falls)
Open to the Public
Chair Hoehn-Saric and his staff will participate in a meeting with representatives from the Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI) at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, June 25 at CPSC Headquarters in Bethesda. Participants include: Bill Blackstock, RFCI President and CEO; William (Bill) Freeman, RFCI Technical Consultant; Allison Foley, RFCI Counsel, Venable LLP; and Maria Stosz, RFCI Counsel, Venable LLP. The meeting was requested by Allison Foley to discuss their comments on the National Floor Safety Institute’s petition regarding slip resistance testing and labeling for floor coverings. For additional information contact Annie Campbell at ACampbell@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 6/5/2024.
Jun
25
2:45 PM to 3:15 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Topics: Flooring (Slips, Trips, and Falls)
Open to the Public
Commissioner Trumka's staff will meet with representatives of the Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI) to discuss "The Petition Requesting Rulemaking To Mandate Testing and Labeling Regarding Slip Resistance of Flooring, Floor Coatings and Treatments, Floor Cleaning Agents, and Footwear."Those in attendance from RFCI will include:Bill Blackstock, RFCI President/CEOWilliam (Bill) Freeman, RFCI technical consultantMaria Stosz, Venable LLP/RFCI counselAllison Foley, Venable LLP/RFCI counselThe meeting was requested by RFCI.For additional information, contact Isabella Maxey at imaxey@cpsc.gov.Transmitted to OS and posted in the Public Calendar 5/29/2024.
Jun
25
2:00 PM to 2:30 PM (America/New_York)
Category: Meeting
Topics: Flooring (Slips, Trips, and Falls)
Open to the Public
Commissioner Boyle and staff will participate in a meeting with representatives from the Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI) on Tuesday, June 25th from 2:00pm to 2:30pm. The meeting was requested by RFCI to discuss the pending petition from the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) to CPSC requesting mandated slip resistance testing and labeling for floor coverings and other products. Participants will include Bill Blackstock, RFCI President and CEO; William (Bill) Freeman, RFCI Technical Consultant; Allison Foley, Venable LLP/RFCI Counsel; and Maria Stosz, Venable LLP/RFCI Counsel. The meeting will be held in-person at Bethesda Towers. For additional information, please contact Jacob Murray at jsmurray@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary and posted in the Public Calendar 5/29/2024.

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