Bed bug fears doom Bedding Act
Thursday, May 5, 2011
DENVER (AP) - Bed bug fears have doomed a Colorado proposal to
repeal a law regulating how mattresses can be resold.
Sponsors of the measure in the Colorado Senate shelved
the proposal Wednesday. The measure would have repealed
Colorado's Bedding Act, which requires that beds be sanitized
before they can be resold. The bill was a move to cut red tape.
Senators who shelved the measure cited bed bugs.
Improperlyrenovated mattresses have been blamed for spreading the