New Cosponsor — Mar 3, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Dennis Kucinich [D-OH10, 1997-2012]
The bill now has 1 cosponsor (1 Democrat).
Feb 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on February 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 51st congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 8, 2011
Length: 2 pages
To eliminate the learned intermediary defense to tort claims based on product liability, and for other purposes.
2/8/2011--Introduced.Consumer Protection Act of 2011 - Invalidates as a defense to a tort claim in any court in the United States that a manufacturer of a product has fulfilled that ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6421 (111th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 542”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr542>
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