To eliminate the learned intermediary defense to tort claims based on product liability, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 51st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 8, 2011
Length: 2 pages
Feb 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 17, 2010
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6421 (111th).
Feb 8, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.R. 542 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 542 — 112th Congress: Consumer Protection Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr542
“H.R. 542 — 112th Congress: Consumer Protection Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 20, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr542>
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