Title: A bill to repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act.
Subject: Law: Civil actions and liability: Firearms and explosives: Manufacturing: Product safety and quality
Description: A bill to repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms 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: 114th Congress
Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Last Action Date: January 27, 2016
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15 sponsors: Richard Blumenthal (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Edward Markey (D); Richard Durbin (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Tim Kaine (D); Patty Murray (D); Ron Wyden (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Bernard Sanders (I); Charles Schumer (D); Robert Menendez (D); Barbara Boxer (D); Jack Reed (D); Harry Reid (D);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 15% (15 of 100)
|Senate||Jan 27, 2016||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jan 29 2016||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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