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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB163

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Gun Manufacturers Accountability Act

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

Description: Gun Manufacturers Accountability Act This bill amends the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act to repeal provisions that prohibit state or federal civil actions or administrative proceedings from being brought against firearm or ammunition manufacturers, sellers, importers, dealers, or trade associations for criminal or unlawful misuse of a firearm by the person bringing the action or a third party.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Last Action Date: January 13, 2017



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3 sponsors: Alcee Hastings (D); Dwight Evans (D); Eleanor Norton (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (3 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jan 13, 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
House Jan 3, 2017 Introduced in House
House Jan 3, 2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 10 2017 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice

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There have not been any votes on this bill

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