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  1. Markey Renews Call for Passage of Roller Coaster Safety Legislation

    ... site rides originates from a 1981 amendment to the Consumer Product Safety
    Act introduced after lobbying pressure from the amusement park ride ...

  2. July 9, 2011: MARKEY TO INTRODUCE ROLLER COASTER SAFETY LEGISLATION

    ... to close this dangerous loophole, but the amusement park ride industry pulls ...
    Product Safety Commission to investigate rides when accidents ...

  3. May 30, 2008 - Markey: Amusement Park Ride Safety Loophole Must Be Closed

    ... riding the “Superman Tower of Power.”. "When it comes to amusement park
    safety, parents are the ones taken for a ride when they assume all rides ...

  4. MAY 14, 2008 - Markey: Roller Coaster Loophole Endangers Summer Vacationers

    ... utilizes in cases involving the consumer products under its jurisdiction (which
    presently includes carnival rides) to the rides at amusement parks ...

  5. MAY 14, 2008 - Markey: Dangerous Loophole Puts Industry Before Roller Coaster Passenger Safety

    ... in the law that prohibits federal safety oversight of rides that are ... to close this
    loophole, HR 2320, the National Amusement Park Ride Safety Act ...

  6. DEC. 13, 2007 - ROLLER COASTER LOOPHOLE SURVIVES COMMITTEE DEBATE, MARKEY SECURES HEARING FOR ISSUE

    ... by states or maintained by the operating amusement park companies are ... the
    CPSC, oversees the safety of carnival (“mobile”) rides, but is ...

  7. DEC. 12, 2007 - INDUSTRY INSIDER SPEAKS OUT ON ROLLER COASTER LOOPHOLE

    ... CPSC, oversees the safety of carnival (“mobile”) rides ... overseeing the safety
    of park (“fixed-site”) rides. ... HR 2320, the National Amusement Park Ride ...

  8. NOV. 20, 2007 - TOXIC TOYS OVERSHADOW BEGINNING OF HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON

    ... when shopping for toys, and a provision to provide the CPSC with authority
    to investigate accidents at so-called fixed-site rides at amusement parks ...

  9. NOV. 6, 2007 - MARKEY: CPSC REFORM MUST BRING

    ... accidents at so-called “fixed site” amusement parks. Some of these thrill rides
    hurtle children at speeds ... with operators of the same ride in other ...

  10. July 2, 2007 - MARKEY: AMUSEMENT PARK RIDE SAFETY LOOPHOLE MUST BE CLOSED

    ... CPSC), oversees the safety of carnival (“mobile”) rides ... are implemented on
    all similar rides in all ... The National Amusement Park Ride Safety Act has ...

  11. June 22, 2007 - TRAGIC SIX FLAGS ACCIDENT UNDERSCORES NEED FOR AMUSEMENT PARK SAFETY

    ... to improve safety at amusement parks around ... oversees the safety of carnival
    (“mobile”) rides ... from overseeing the safety of park (“permanent”) rides. ...

  12. June 11, 2007 - RECENT ACCIDENTS HIGHLIGHT NEED TO CLOSE AMUSEMENT PARK SAFETY LOOPHOLE

    ... Amusement park safety is no laughing matter and ... oversees the safety of carnival
    (“mobile”) rides ... overseeing the safety of park (“permanent”) rides. ...

  13. May 15, 2007 - MARKEY RENEWS CALL TO CLOSE

    ... CPSC), oversees the safety of carnival (“mobile”) rides ... are implemented on
    all similar rides in all ... The National Amusement Park Ride Safety Act has ...

  14. June 29, 2006 - MARKEY RENEWS CALL FOR PASSAGE OF FEDERAL LEGISLATION TO PROTECT CHILDREN ON ROLLER COASTERS AT AMUSEMENT PARKS

    ... oversight over amusement park rides, which now ... “When families visit our
    amusement parks, they ... oversees the safety of carnival (“mobile”) rides ...

  15. June 29, 2006 - MARKEY RENEWS CALL FOR PASSAGE OF FEDERAL LEGISLATION TO PROTECT CHILDREN ON ROLLER COASTERS AT AMUSEMENT PARKS

    ... oversight over amusement park rides, which now ... “When families visit our
    amusement parks, they ... oversees the safety of carnival (“mobile”) rides ...