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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
A vote on the bill failed in the Senate. The bill is now dead.
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 397 (109th).
S. 1805 (108th) was a 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.
This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1805 — 108th Congress: Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s1805
“S. 1805 — 108th Congress: Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. December 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s1805>
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