About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to improve the safety of products manufactured and sold in interstate commerce, to reduce the number of deaths and injuries caused by such products.
- Summary (CRS)
National Product Liability Act - Declares that the purpose of this Act is to establish a substantive law of product liability for damages resulting from harm caused by products affecting ...
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Oct 5, 1977
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 9458”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
9 cosponsors (6R, 3D)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 19, 1977
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 9458 — 95th Congress: National Product Liability Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr9458
“H.R. 9458 — 95th Congress: National Product Liability Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1977. October 7, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr9458>
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