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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation SB1939

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

Subject: Law: Civil actions and liability: Firearms and explosives: Manufacturing: Product safety and quality

Description: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act This bill amends the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act to repeal provisions that prohibit civil actions against a firearm or ammunition manufacturer, seller, importer, dealer, or trade association for the criminal or unlawful misuse of a firearm.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: October 5, 2017

Link: NA

Sponsors

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20 sponsors: Richard Blumenthal (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Edward Markey (D); Robert Menendez (D); Bernard Sanders (I); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Jack Reed (D); Patty Murray (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Thomas Carper (D); Richard Durbin (D); Ron Wyden (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Elizabeth Warren (D); Tim Kaine (D); Kamala Harris (D); Benjamin Cardin (D); Cory Booker (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Margaret Hassan (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 20% (20 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Oct 5, 2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Oct 13 2017 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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