The U.S. Congress Votes Database

109th Congress / Bills / S 397

Title

A bill to prohibit civil liability actions from being brought or continued against manufacturers, distributors, dealers, or importers of firearms or ammunition for damages, injunctive or other relief resulting from the misuse of their products by others.

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Actions and defenses | Ammunition | Business | Child safety | Children | Congress | Congressional reporting requirements | Consumers | Criminal justice | Damages | District courts | Drug abuse | Drug traffic | Fines (Penalties) | Firearms | Firearms control | Firearms injuries | Governmental investigations | Injunctions | Jurisdiction | Law | Law enforcement officers | Liability (Law) | Police | Products liability | Punitive damages | Retail trade | Sentences (Criminal procedure) | State and local government | State courts | Storage | Torts | Trade associations | Violence

Votes on this bill

DateChamberResultVote
10/20/05 House Passed Session 1, roll call 534: On Passage
Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act
7/29/05 Senate Passed Session 1, roll call 219: On Passage of the Bill
Passage of S. 397, As Amended; Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act
7/29/05 Senate Rejected Session 1, roll call 218: On the Amendment
Reed Amdt. No. 1642; To provide a complete substitute.
7/29/05 Senate Rejected Session 1, roll call 217: On the Amendment
Kennedy Amdt. No. 1615; To expand the definition of armor piercing ammunition and for other purposes.
7/29/05 Senate Agreed to Session 1, roll call 216: On the Amendment
Craig Amendment No. 1645; To regulate the sale and possession of armor piercing ammunition, and for other purposes.
7/29/05 Senate Rejected Session 1, roll call 215: On the Amendment
Lautenberg Amdt. No. 1620; To exempt lawsuits involving injuries to children from the definition of qualified civil liability action.
7/29/05 Senate Agreed to Session 1, roll call 214: On the Amendment
Craig Amdt. No. 1644; To protect the rights of children who are victimized by crime to secure compensation from those who participate in the arming of criminals.
7/28/05 Senate Agreed to Session 1, roll call 208: On the Motion to Table
Motion To Table Levin Amdt. No. 1623; To clarify the prohibition on certain civil liability actions.
7/28/05 Senate Agreed to Session 1, roll call 207: On the Amendment
Kohl Amdt. No. 1626; To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to require the provision of a child safety lock in connection with the transfer of a handgun.
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