S. 1806 (108th): Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

Introduced:

Oct 31, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 3, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Larry Craig

Senator from Idaho

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 3, 2003
Length: 10 pages

See Instead:

S. 1805 (same title)
Failed Senate — Mar 2, 2004

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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Oct 31, 2003
 
Introduced

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Nov 3, 2003
 
Reported by Committee

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Cosponsors
none
Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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. 1805 (Related)
Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

Failed Senate
Mar 2, 2004

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