About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend the Federal Tort Claims Act to include reasonable limitations on the tort liability of the United States.
- Summary (CRS)
5/7/1986--Introduced.Federal Tort Claims Reform Act of 1986 - Amends the Federal Tort Claims Act to provide that the United States shall not be held jointly and severally liable for an ...
Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
May 7, 1986
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. 4770”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Links & tools
Click a format for a citation suggestion:
Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4770 — 99th Congress: Federal Tort Claims Reform Act of 1986. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr4770
“H.R. 4770 — 99th Congress: Federal Tort Claims Reform Act of 1986.” www.GovTrack.us. 1986. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr4770>
|title=H.R. 4770 (99th)
|accessdate=December 1, 2015
|author=99th Congress (1986)
|date=May 7, 1986
|quote=Federal Tort Claims Reform Act of 1986