DENVER (AP) – Politics makes strange bedfellows, and so do bed bugs.

Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill that will repeal Colorado’s Bedding Act, which requires that beds be sanitized before they can be resold. The bill is a move to cut red tape.

Opponents say improperly renovated mattresses are a significant cause in the spread of beg bugs in Colorado.

Lawmakers will consider the bill on Wednesday in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

Comments (3)
  1. Hil says:

    Do not repeal this law please!

  2. kirads09 says:

    Repealing this would be a very bad idea. If anything we need more and stricter laws to curtail the spread of bed bugs!!

  3. VR says:

    OMG I am sorry to read this as we were bitten from head to toe at a Ft. Collins hotel that we stayed in for one night…horrid and we will never stay in your state again because of it. Cannot trust your innkeepers to clean up their act.

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