H.R. 800 (109th): Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

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.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 15, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 25, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Clifford “Cliff” Stearns

Representative for Florida's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 14, 2005
Length: 16 pages

See Instead:

S. 397 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 26, 2005

History

Feb 15, 2005
 
Introduced

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May 25, 2005
 
Reported by Committee

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H.R. 800 (109th) 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 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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