ASTM F2923 – Putting Children’s Jewelry Safety First
International standards, regulatory proceedings, and news for the jewelry and accessories industries.
January 20, 2016
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FJATA encourages industry members, other stakeholders and interested parties to contact their legislators on the federal and state levels. Legislator Directory
FJATA is working on behalf of its members to ensure a promising future for our industry. This year, as in years past, has been challenging for the fashion jewelry and accessories industries. Our success in preventing unnecessary bills from passing does not reduce the need to address issues raised by other recent enacted laws. FJATA is working to distribute the real facts about our industry and to inform decision-makers about the products we are proud to bring to our consumers.
U.S. federal and state legislative matters that affect the jewelry and accessories product categories.
January 12, 2016
April 24, 2015
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FJATA follows state, federal, and international pending legislation in an effort to ensure that the voice of the jewelry and accessories industries is heard clearly throughout proceedings that are relevant to our members and affiliates. Bills may be addressed in committees and public hearings at any time, so check back frequently for updates to the status of any bills of interest to you.
FJATA is proud of its leadership role in ensuring that the fashion jewelry and accessories industries are on the cutting edge of developing new standards and devising best practices. FJATA is working in several state legislatures to advocate against legislation on heavy metals in jewelry that would harm the fashion jewelry industry, deny consumers access to safe products and do nothing to improve jewelry safety.
As a not-for-profit trade association, FJATA can only accomplish what funding allows. There are issues to tackle and donations to FJATA’s Legislative Fund will go to succeed in these missions. To contribute, contact Executive Director, Brent Cleaveland.
The Jewelers Board of Trade is dedicated to the welfare of its members and the jewelry industry overall, providing industry specific credit information, collections and marketing services. Any jewelry-related business is eligible for membership, or can simply be listed and rated in JBT’s database at no charge. JBT is active in numerous trade shows and industry events and offers educational programs on relevant industry topics. More