To: The Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure
Re: Written Testimony in Support of H.253
January 19th, 2016
Comments in Support of H.253,
an Act Relative to the Sale of Children’s Jewelry.
The Fashion Jewelry & Accessories Trade Association (FJATA) supports H.253, an act that would regulate the sale of children’s jewelry. FJATA is the voice of the jewelry and accessories industries, representing over 225 manufacturers, suppliers, and retailers, from small independent businesses to large multi-national corporations. FJATA supports national, uniform safety standards that are based on sound science and reflect peer-reviewed approaches to accessing risk. We are pleased to comment on H.253, and share important information that promotes science-based standards ensuring safe children’s jewelry and accessories nationwide.