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PA Bill Number: HB2294

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms. ...

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Last Action Date: Feb 11, 2020

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB3214

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

This legislation would repeal legal protections for the lawful sale of firearms.

Legislation Overview

Title: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

Subject: Law: Administrative remedies: Civil actions and liability: Criminal justice information and records: Evidence and witnesses: Firearms and explosives: Manufacturing: Product safety and quality

Description: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act This bill removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers and the disclosure of gun trace data in civil actions. Specifically, the bill repeals the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which prohibits civil actions against a firearm or ammunition manufacturer, seller, importer, dealer, or trade association for damages resulting from the criminal or unlawful misuse of a firearm. Additionally, the bill states that firearms trace data maintained by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is not immune from legal process. Such data is subject to discovery; is admissible as evidence; and may be used, relied on, or disclosed in a civil action or administrative proceeding.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/3214/all-info

Sponsors

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38 sponsors: Adam Schiff (D); Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D); Jason Crow (D); Dwight Evans (D); Don Beyer (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Stephen Lynch (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Ro Khanna (D); Jose Serrano (D); Mike Quigley (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Nita Lowey (D); James Himes (D); Eliot Engel (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Grace Meng (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Pramila Jayapal (D); Mark Pocan (D); Joe Courtney (D); John Garamendi (D); Henry Johnson (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Sean Casten (D); Barbara Lee (D); Zoe Lofgren (D); Joseph Morelle (D); Joseph Kennedy (D); Darren Soto (D); John Larson (D); Julia Brownley (D); Suzanne Bonamici (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jun 28 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Jun 11 2019 Introduced in House
House Jun 11 2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 18 2019 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 Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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