proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB2291

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition; and, in home rule and ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition; and, in home rule and ... ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Feb 18, 2020

more >>

upcoming events

Friends of Kristin Phillips-Hill Event - 02/25/2020
LEVEL 2 215 N 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA


PA Firearms Law Seminar with Lodestone Training and Consulting - 03/7/2020
Lodestone Training and Consulting 1 S. Wilson Ave., Ste. 201 Elizabethtown, PA


2nd Amendment Town Hall Meeting - 03/7/2020
Zem Zem Shrine Club 2525 W 38th Street, Erie, PA

More events

decrease font size   increase font size

Proposed Federal Senate Legislation SB1779

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: Civil actions and liability: 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. 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.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: June 11, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/1779/all-info

Sponsors

Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

15 sponsors: Richard Blumenthal (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Edward Markey (D); Robert Menendez (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Bernard Sanders (I); Jack Reed (D); Kamala Harris (D); Richard Durbin (D); Patty Murray (D); Amy Klobuchar (D); Benjamin Cardin (D); Tim Kaine (D); Thomas Carper (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jun 11 2019 Read twice and referred to the 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: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

Tag(s)
Comments On This Bill

We want you to speak your mind but please keep your comments 'family friendly'.