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: Removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers. Specifically, the bill repeals the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which prohibits civil actions against a firearm or ammunition manufacturer, seller, importer, dealer, or trade association for damages resulting from the criminal or unlawful misuse of a firearm.
Session: 116th Congress
Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Last Action Date: June 11, 2019
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16 sponsors: Richard Blumenthal (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Edward Markey (D); Robert Menendez (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Bernard Sanders (I); Jack Reed (D); Kamala Harris (D); Richard Durbin (D); Patty Murray (D); Amy Klobuchar (D); Benjamin Cardin (D); Tim Kaine (D); Thomas Carper (D); Chris Van Hollen (D);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 16% (16 of 100)
|Senate||Jun 11, 2019||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jun 18 2019||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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