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

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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1036 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 9, 2003

S. 397 (Related)
Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 26, 2005

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 800” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Feb 15, 2005
Reported by Committee
May 25, 2005

Details

Cosponsors
257 cosponsors (210R, 47D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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