TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-24.2
Flammable Fabrics

SECTION 23-24.2-11


§ 23-24.2-11 Investigations.

(a) The consumer protection unit of the department of attorney general shall conduct a continuing study and investigation of the deaths, injuries, and economic losses resulting from the accidental burning of products, fabrics, or related materials. The consumer protection unit of the department of attorney general shall submit annually a report to the governor and to the general assembly the results of the study and investigation.

(b) In cooperation with appropriate public and private agencies, the consumer protection unit of the department of attorney general is authorized to:

(1) Conduct research into the flammability of products, fabrics, and materials;

(2) Conduct feasibility studies on reduction of flammability of products, fabrics, and materials;

(3) Develop flammability test methods and testing devices; and

(4) Offer appropriate training in the use of flammability test methods and testing devices.

(c) The consumer protection unit of the department of attorney general shall annually report the results of these activities to the general assembly.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1977, ch. 90, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 23-38.3-11; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1.)