About the bill
Last week presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) signed on as a co-sponsor to a bill that would repeal legislation that he voted for in 2005. Sanders, a self-described “socialist,” ranks as the most progressive senator according to GovTrack’s ideology scores, but there is one issue on which he hasn’t been the most liberal Member of Congress: guns. And presidential nomination rival Hillary Clinton has attacked a vote Sanders cast in 2005 shielding gun manufacturers from lawsuits when their products are used in crimes.
S. 2469, “A bill to repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act,” was introduced last week by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). (A related bill in the House, H.R. 4399, the Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act, was introduced …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2016
Length: 1 page
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on January 27, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
14 Cosponsors (13 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Jan 27, 2016
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S. 2469 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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