PA Bill Number: HB2977
Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for civil liability of firearm owner for loss or theft.
Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for civil liability of firearm owner for loss or theft. ...
Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY
Last Action Date: Nov 30, 2020
This bill seeks to have the Federal Trade Commission oversee the safety of firearms and would provide for political manipulation of the ownership of firearms through the smokescreen of regulating dangerous products.
A freshman Democrat is proposing a ban on the use of cartoon characters to sell guns, and a ban firearm branded merchandise for children such as hats, t-shirts and stuffed animals.
The Children's Firearm Marketing Safety Act from Rep. Robin Kelly, an Illinois Democrat, reflects the growing feeling among those on the left that guns should not be marketed to children. Many Democrats argue that the marketing of guns to children is contributing to the shooting death of children across the country.
Title: Children's Firearm Marketing Safety Act
Subject: Child safety and welfare: Civil actions and liability: Firearms and explosives: Marketing and advertising: Product safety and quality: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Children's Firearm Marketing Safety Act - Directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate rules to prohibit the marketing of firearms to children, including prohibitions against: the use of cartoon characters to promote firearms and firearm products, firearm brand name merchandise marketed for children, the use of firearm marketing campaigns with the specific intent to appeal to children, the manufacturing of a gun with colors or designs that are specifically designed to appeal to children, and the manufacturing of a gun intended for use by children that does not clearly and conspicuously note, by specified warnings on the firearm, the risk posed by the firearm by labeling somewhere visible on the firearm. Treats violations of such rules as violations of Federal Trade Commission Act regulations regarding unfair or deceptive acts or practices. Provides for enforcement of this Act by the FTC and through civil actions by state attorneys general.
Session: 113th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.
Last Action Date: July 18, 2014
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1 sponsors: Robin Kelly
|House||Jul 18 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.|
|House||Jul 14 2014||Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.|
|Introduced||Jul 17 2014||federal bill text||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Energy And Commerce
There have not been any votes on this bill
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