109th Congress / Bills / S 397
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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Categories (What are categories?)
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
|House||Session 1, roll call 534: On Passage
Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act
|Senate||Session 1, roll call 219: On Passage of the Bill
Passage of S. 397, As Amended; Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act
|Senate||Session 1, roll call 218: On the Amendment
Reed Amdt. No. 1642; To provide a complete substitute.
|Senate||Session 1, roll call 217: On the Amendment
Kennedy Amdt. No. 1615; To expand the definition of armor piercing ammunition and for other purposes.
|Senate||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.
|Senate||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.
|Senate||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.
|Senate||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.
|Senate||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.