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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Jul 1, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988
This bill was introduced on July 1, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 23rd congressional district
A bill to promote the interests of consumers and to ensure that the free flow of products in interstate commerce is not impeded by product liability law, and for other purposes.
7/1/1987--Introduced.Product Liability Reform Act of 1987 - Preempts inconsistent State law, within limitations contained in this Act. Subjects the seller of a defective product unreasonably dangerous to a user or ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2861”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2861 — 100th Congress: Product Liability Reform Act of 1987. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr2861
“H.R. 2861 — 100th Congress: Product Liability Reform Act of 1987.” www.GovTrack.us. 1987. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr2861>
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