H.Res. 493 (109th): Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 397) to prohibit civil liability actions from being brought or continued against manufacturers, distributors, dealers, or importers of firearms or ammunition for damages, injunctive or other relief resulting from the misuse of their products by others.

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.


Introduced:

Oct 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Oct 18, 2005

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 18, 2005. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Phil Gingrey
Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district
Republican

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Last Updated: Oct 18, 2005
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (S. 397) to prohibit civil liability actions from being brought or continued against manufacturers, distributors, dealers, or importers of firearms or ...

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Related Bills
Debate on S. 397 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 26, 2005

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 493” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

History

Introduced
Oct 17, 2005
Reported by Committee
Oct 17, 2005
Agreed To
Oct 18, 2005
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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Committee Assignments

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