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PA Bill Number: HB1725

Title: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place.

Description: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place. ...

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Last Action Date: Jul 17, 2019

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB163

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

This bill would repeal the law protecting gun dealers (FFL's) from being sued for crimes committed by guns they lawfully sell.

Legislation Overview

Title: Gun Manufacturers Accountability Act

Subject: Law: Civil actions and liability: Firearms and explosives: Manufacturing: Product safety and quality: Retail and wholesale trades

Description: Gun Manufacturers Accountability Act This bill amends the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act to repeal provisions that prohibit state or federal civil actions or administrative proceedings from being brought against firearm or ammunition manufacturers, sellers, importers, dealers, or trade associations for criminal or unlawful misuse of a firearm by the person bringing the action or a third party.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Last Action Date: January 13, 2017

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/163/all-info

Sponsors

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3 sponsors: Alcee Hastings (D); Dwight Evans (D); Eleanor Norton (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jan 13 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
House Jan 3 2017 Introduced in House
House Jan 3 2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 10 2017 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

Comments On This Bill

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