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PA Bill Number: HB777

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions and providing for the offense of sale of firearm or firearm parts without ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions and providing for the offense of sale of firearm or firearm parts without ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Apr 12, 2024

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Proposed Federal Senate Legislation SB2140

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

This is a product liability bill that involves criminal penalties with vague language that would potentially shut down 'ALL' firearms manufacturers and/or the sale of firearms.

Legislation Overview

Title: Hide No Harm Act of 2015

Subject: Business ethics: Civil actions and liability: Employment discrimination and employee rights: Product safety and quality: Worker safety and health: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Hide No Harm Act of 2015 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime for a business entity or business executive to knowingly conceal information about its business practices or products that pose an imminent risk of death or serious physical injury to consumers and workplace danger. Specific requirements are set forth for what a business entity or business executive must do after acquiring knowledge of a serious danger associated with its business practices or products. If such an entity or executive fails to warn affected employees and other individuals of a serious danger, they are subject to a fine and/or prison term of five years. The bill makes it unlawful to knowingly discriminate or retaliate against an employee (i.e., a whistleblower) who warns other agencies or individuals of a serious danger associated with a product or service.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: October 6, 2015

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/2140/all-info

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Richard Blumenthal (D); Robert Casey (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Oct 6 2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Oct 14 2015 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

Comments On This Bill

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