S. 2537 (103rd): Multiple Punitive Damages Fairness Act


Oct 7, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 7, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Danforth

Senator from Missouri



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Last Updated: Oct 7, 1994
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Full Title

A bill to regulate interstate commerce by providing uniform principles to address the multiple imposition of punative damages, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Multiple Punitive Damages Fairness Act - Prohibits punitive damages in any civil action in Federal or State court in which such damages are sought against a defendant based on the ... Read more >

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Oct 7, 1994

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