To prohibit civil liability actions from being brought or continued against manufacturers, distributors, dealers, or importers of firearms or ammunition for damages or injunctive or other relief resulting from the misuse of their products by others.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2005
Length: 16 pages
Feb 15, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 25, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
- See Instead:
S. 397 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 26, 2005
Sep 25, 2002
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2037 (107th).
Apr 9, 2003
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1036 (108th).
Feb 15, 2005
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May 25, 2005
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H.R. 800 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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