S. 1805 (108th): Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act


Oct 31, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Failed Senate on Mar 2, 2004

This bill failed in the Senate on March 2, 2004.


Larry Craig

Senator from Idaho



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Last Updated: Nov 3, 2003
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit civil liability actions from being brought or continued against manufacturers, distributors, dealers, or importers of firearms or ammunition for damages resulting from the misuse of their products by others.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 397 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 26, 2005

S. 1806 (Related)
Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 3, 2003

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1805” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. 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 bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 31, 2003
Reported by Committee
Nov 3, 2003
Failed Senate
Mar 2, 2004
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Feb 26, 2004 4:06 p.m.
Motion Rejected 58/39
Mar 2, 2004 3:51 p.m.
Bill Defeated 8/90

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