This is a different state bill in New Jersey that would create a warranty:
Update: This bill was vetoed in July 2010, plus other news in mattresses here.
Jessica has an early post about the reintroduced Butterfield bill. The text of the bill is now online.
The Mayor signed Int. 57-A yesterday. This is the press release:
So, this is really happening. Mayor Bloomberg will sign New York City’s bed bug advisory board legislation on Wednesday, March 18, at 3:30 p.m. in the press briefing room, the Blue Room, at City Hall.
Dear friends, we share the following announcement from Council Member Gale Brewer, and we do so not without some feeling. So, our discussion of our thoughts and hopes for the advisory board will come later. For now, some modest celebrating … Continue reading
We mentioned the New Jersey Assembly bill, A3203, briefly in December and now that it has moved to the Senate—see the sponsors’ press release (PDF)—we should take a look at the language of the bill as amended. The bill in … Continue reading
Part 1 is here. And don’t forget the rats!
A colleague in the group asked me if I really meant to leave our assessment of the New York City Council hearing at great. The hearing was, in fact, great because a) it was evident that the importance of the … Continue reading
We want to thank Council Members Tony Avella, Maria del Carmen Arroyo and James Vacca for their support of the bed bug legislative proposals that will be the subject of the New York City Council hearing on Tuesday.