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March 24, 2009 12:47 PM

Texas lawmaker wants ATVs, dirt bikes exempted from child-safety act

U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Lewisville, and three other lawmakers have filed a bill to exempt dirt bikes, ATVs and snowmobiles for children 12 and under from the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, a 2008 law designed to protect kids from lead exposure.

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