Griffith-Sponsored Bill to Set Furniture Safety Standards Advances

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 | Kevin Baird (202-225-3861)

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the House Energy and Commerce Committee advanced H.R. 2647, the Safer Occupancy Furniture Flammability Act, which was introduced by Griffith and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA):

“Setting a federal standard for furniture flammability will provide clearer direction to the furniture industry and will lead to safer products in our homes. I am pleased that the Energy and Commerce Committee advanced it and will continue to work on this needed legislation.”

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