Dana Baiocco Confirmed Shifting the CPSC to Republican Control

On May 22, 2018 the Senate voted to confirm Dana Baiocco as the newest Commissioner on the CPSC. She  replaces Democrat Marietta Robinson and her seven year term expires in October 2024. Ms. Baiocco was a partner at Jones Day and has signficant consumer product  experience.  Of import, Ms. Baiocco’s confirmation shifts the Commssion to Republican control.  We expect to see an impact in the areas of rule-making and penalties.