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Titles (4)

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Firearms Manufactures Protection bill (Identified by CRS)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Reported to House

Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Act establishing the Department of Commerce to protect manufacturers and sellers in the firearms and ammunition industry from restrictions on interstate or foreign commerce.


Actions Overview (3)

Date
10/08/2002Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 107-727, Part II.
10/07/2002Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 107-727, Part I.
05/25/2001Introduced in House

All Actions (16)

Date
10/08/2002Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 456.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/08/2002Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 107-727, Part II.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
10/07/2002House Committee on Judiciary Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Oct. 8, 2002.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/07/2002Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 107-727, Part I.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
10/02/2002Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 7.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
10/02/2002Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
09/25/2002Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 16.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
09/25/2002Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
05/09/2002Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection
05/09/2002Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection
04/18/2002Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection
06/08/2001Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
05/25/2001Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/25/2001Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/25/2001Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/25/2001Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (231)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Aderholt, Robert B. [R-AL-4]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Baca, Joe [D-CA-42]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Bachus, Spencer [R-AL-6]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Ballenger, Cass [R-NC-10]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Barcia, James A. [D-MI-5]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Barr, Bob [R-GA-7]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Bass, Charles F. [R-NH-2]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Blunt, Roy [R-MO-7]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Boucher, Rick [D-VA-9]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Brown, Henry E., Jr. [R-SC-1]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Bryant, Ed [R-TN-7]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Burr, Richard [R-NC-5]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-6]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Buyer, Steve [R-IN-5]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-43]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Cannon, Chris [R-UT-3]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Cantor, Eric [R-VA-7]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Carson, Brad [D-OK-2]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Cramer, Robert E. (Bud), Jr. [D-AL-5]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Crane, Philip M. [R-IL-8]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Cubin, Barbara [R-WY-At Large]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Culberson, John Abney [R-TX-7]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Cunningham, Randy (Duke) [R-CA-51]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Davis, Jo Ann [R-VA-1]* 05/25/2001
Rep. DeLay, Tom [R-TX-22]* 05/25/2001
Rep. DeMint, Jim [R-SC-4]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Dingell, John D. [D-MI-16]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Doolittle, John T. [R-CA-4]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ-1]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-6]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Gibbons, Jim [R-NV-2]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Goode, Virgil H., Jr. [I-VA-5]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC-3]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [D-TX-4]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Hansen, James V. [R-UT-1]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Hart, Melissa A. [R-PA-4]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Hayes, Robin [R-NC-8]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Hefley, Joel [R-CO-5]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Herger, Wally [R-CA-2]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Hilleary, Van [R-TN-4]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Holden, Tim [D-PA-6]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Hunter, Duncan [R-CA-52]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-48]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Istook, Ernest J., Jr. [R-OK-5]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Jenkins, William L. [R-TN-1]* 05/25/2001
Rep. John, Christopher [D-LA-7]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Johnson, Timothy V. [R-IL-15]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Keller, Ric [R-FL-8]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Kerns, Brian D. [R-IN-7]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Largent, Steve [R-OK-1]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Lucas, Ken [D-KY-4]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Manzullo, Donald A. [R-IL-16]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Matheson, Jim [D-UT-2]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Miller, Gary G. [R-CA-41]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Ney, Robert W. [R-OH-18]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Norwood, Charles W. [R-GA-10]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Otter, C. L. (Butch) [R-ID-1]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Pence, Mike [R-IN-2]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Peterson, John E. [R-PA-5]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Pickering, Charles W. "Chip" [R-MS-3]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Pitts, Joseph R. [R-PA-16]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Radanovich, George [R-CA-19]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Rehberg, Dennis R. [R-MT-At Large]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Rogers, Mike J. [R-MI-8]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Ross, Mike [D-AR-4]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Ryan, Paul [R-WI-1]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Ryun, Jim [R-KS-2]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Sandlin, Max [D-TX-1]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Schaffer, Bob [R-CO-4]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Schrock, Edward L. [R-VA-2]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-5]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Shadegg, John B. [R-AZ-4]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-20]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Shows, Ronnie [D-MS-4]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Shuster, Bill [R-PA-9]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Simmons, Rob [R-CT-2]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Skeen, Joe [R-NM-2]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Souder, Mark E. [R-IN-4]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Stenholm, Charles W. [D-TX-17]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Strickland, Ted [D-OH-6]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Sununu, John E. [R-NH-1]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Taylor, Gene [D-MS-5]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Tiahrt, Todd [R-KS-4]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Traficant, James A., Jr. [D-OH-17]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS-1]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large]* 05/25/2001
Rep. Vitter, David [R-LA-1] 06/07/2001
Rep. Knollenberg, Joe [R-MI-11] 06/07/2001
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 06/07/2001
Rep. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA-6] 06/07/2001
Rep. Riley, Bob [R-AL-3] 06/07/2001
Rep. Lewis, Ron [R-KY-2] 06/07/2001
Rep. Phelps, David D. [D-IL-19] 06/07/2001
Rep. Pombo, Richard W. [R-CA-11] 06/07/2001
Rep. Gillmor, Paul E. [R-OH-5] 06/07/2001
Rep. Boehner, John A. [R-OH-8] 06/07/2001
Rep. Stump, Bob [R-AZ-3] 06/13/2001
Rep. Hayworth, J. D. [R-AZ-6] 06/13/2001
Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] 06/13/2001
Rep. Watkins, Wes [R-OK-3] 06/13/2001
Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8] 06/13/2001
Rep. Gutknecht, Gil [R-MN-1] 06/13/2001
Rep. Weldon, Dave [R-FL-15] 06/13/2001
Rep. Hastings, Doc [R-WA-4] 06/13/2001
Rep. Akin, W. Todd [R-MO-2] 06/13/2001
Rep. McInnis, Scott [R-CO-3] 06/13/2001
Rep. Nethercutt, George R., Jr. [R-WA-5] 06/13/2001
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 06/13/2001
Rep. Lewis, Jerry [R-CA-40] 06/20/2001
Rep. Putnam, Adam H. [R-FL-12] 06/20/2001
Rep. Mascara, Frank [D-PA-20] 06/20/2001
Rep. Fletcher, Ernie [R-KY-6] 06/20/2001
Rep. Berry, Marion [D-AR-1] 06/20/2001
Rep. Costello, Jerry F. [D-IL-12] 06/20/2001
Rep. Hulshof, Kenny C. [R-MO-9] 06/20/2001
Rep. Wamp, Zach [R-TN-3] 06/20/2001
Rep. Mollohan, Alan B. [D-WV-1] 06/20/2001
Rep. Tauzin, W. J. (Billy) [R-LA-3] 06/20/2001
Rep. McKeon, Howard P. "Buck" [R-CA-25] 06/20/2001
Rep. Tancredo, Thomas G. [R-CO-6] 06/20/2001
Rep. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV-2] 06/20/2001
Rep. Ganske, Greg [R-IA-4] 06/20/2001
Rep. Hobson, David L. [R-OH-7] 06/20/2001
Rep. Collins, Mac [R-GA-3] 06/27/2001
Rep. McHugh, John M. [R-NY-24] 06/27/2001
Rep. Camp, Dave [R-MI-4] 06/27/2001
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] 06/27/2001
Rep. Skelton, Ike [D-MO-4] 06/27/2001
Rep. Oxley, Michael G. [R-OH-4] 06/27/2001
Rep. Emerson, Jo Ann [R-MO-8] 06/27/2001
Rep. Baker, Richard H. [R-LA-6] 06/27/2001
Rep. Chambliss, Saxby [R-GA-8] 06/27/2001
Rep. Toomey, Patrick J. [R-PA-15] 06/27/2001
Rep. Scarborough, Joe [R-FL-1] 06/27/2001
Rep. Armey, Richard K. [R-TX-26] 06/27/2001
Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1] 06/27/2001
Rep. McCrery, Jim [R-LA-4] 06/27/2001
Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-21] 06/27/2001
Rep. Moran, Jerry [R-KS-1] 07/12/2001
Rep. Myrick, Sue Wilkins [R-NC-9] 07/12/2001
Rep. Watts, J. C., Jr. [R-OK-4] 07/12/2001
Rep. Kennedy, Mark R. [R-MN-2] 07/12/2001
Rep. Everett, Terry [R-AL-2] 07/12/2001
Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4] 07/12/2001
Rep. Gekas, George W. [R-PA-17] 07/12/2001
Rep. Taylor, Charles H. [R-NC-11] 07/12/2001
Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] 07/26/2001
Rep. Reynolds, Thomas M. [R-NY-27] 07/26/2001
Rep. Hoekstra, Peter [R-MI-2] 07/26/2001
Rep. Saxton, Jim [R-NJ-3] 07/26/2001
Rep. Boehlert, Sherwood [R-NY-23] 07/26/2001
Rep. McIntyre, Mike [D-NC-7] 07/26/2001
Rep. Davis, Tom [R-VA-11] 09/05/2001
Rep. Osborne, Tom [R-NE-3] 09/05/2001
Rep. Bono, Mary [R-CA-44] 10/02/2001
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-1] 10/02/2001
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] 10/02/2001
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] 10/02/2001
Rep. Thune, John [R-SD-At Large] 10/10/2001
Rep. Sweeney, John E. [R-NY-22] 11/08/2001
Rep. Latham, Tom [R-IA-5] 11/08/2001
Rep. Gallegly, Elton [R-CA-23] 11/08/2001
Rep. LaHood, Ray [R-IL-18] 11/08/2001
Rep. Biggert, Judy [R-IL-13] 11/08/2001
Rep. Linder, John [R-GA-11] 11/08/2001
Rep. Portman, Rob [R-OH-2] 11/14/2001
Rep. Cox, Christopher [R-CA-47] 11/14/2001
Rep. Boyd, Allen [D-FL-2] 11/14/2001
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1] 11/14/2001
Rep. Combest, Larry [R-TX-19] 12/04/2001
Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-45] 12/04/2001
Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] 12/04/2001
Rep. Thurman, Karen L. [D-FL-5] 12/04/2001
Rep. Turner, Jim [D-TX-2] 12/04/2001
Rep. Greenwood, James C. [R-PA-8] 12/04/2001
Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3] 12/12/2001
Rep. Boozman, John [R-AR-3] 12/12/2001
Rep. Ortiz, Solomon P. [D-TX-27] 12/12/2001
Rep. Sherwood, Don [R-PA-10] 12/12/2001
Rep. Ose, Doug [R-CA-3] 12/19/2001
Rep. Kanjorski, Paul E. [D-PA-11] 12/19/2001
Rep. Mica, John L. [R-FL-7] 12/19/2001
Rep. Bonilla, Henry [R-TX-23] 12/19/2001
Rep. Weldon, Curt [R-PA-7] 12/19/2001
Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] 12/19/2001
Rep. Clement, Bob [D-TN-5] 12/19/2001
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] 12/20/2001
Rep. Crenshaw, Ander [R-FL-4] 12/20/2001
Rep. Murtha, John P. [D-PA-12] 12/20/2001
Rep. Lampson, Nick [D-TX-9] 02/05/2002
Rep. Thornberry, Mac [R-TX-13] 02/05/2002
Rep. Callahan, Sonny [R-AL-1] 02/05/2002
Rep. Nussle, Jim [R-IA-2] 02/05/2002
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] 02/05/2002
Rep. Tanner, John S. [D-TN-8] 02/05/2002
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] 02/05/2002
Rep. Dreier, David [R-CA-28] 02/13/2002
Rep. Hilliard, Earl F. [D-AL-7] 02/13/2002
Rep. Quinn, Jack [R-NY-30] 03/06/2002
Rep. Hill, Baron P. [D-IN-9] 03/06/2002
Rep. LaTourette, Steven C. [R-OH-19] 03/06/2002
Rep. Bilirakis, Michael [R-FL-9] 04/10/2002
Rep. Sullivan, John [R-OK-1] 04/10/2002
Rep. Ehlers, Vernon J. [R-MI-3] 04/10/2002
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5] 04/10/2002
Rep. Goss, Porter J. [R-FL-14] 04/11/2002
Rep. Northup, Anne M. [R-KY-3] 04/11/2002
Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12] 04/11/2002
Rep. Weller, Jerry [R-IL-11] 05/08/2002
Rep. Smith, Nick [R-MI-7] 05/08/2002
Rep. Foley, Mark [R-FL-16] 05/08/2002
Rep. Deal, Nathan [R-GA-9] 05/16/2002
Rep. Green, Mark [R-WI-8] 05/16/2002
Rep. Boswell, Leonard L. [D-IA-3] 07/24/2002
Rep. Tiberi, Patrick J. [R-OH-12] 09/17/2002
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 09/17/2002
Rep. Pryce, Deborah [R-OH-15] 09/26/2002
Cosponsors Who Withdrew Date Cosponsored Date Withdrawn CR Explanation
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-9]* 05/25/2001 08/02/2001 --

Committees (2)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce05/25/2001 Referred to
09/25/2002 Markup by
10/07/2002 Reported by H. Rept. 107-727,Part 1
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection06/08/2001 Referred to
04/18/2002 Hearings by
05/09/2002 Markup by
05/09/2002 Reported by
House Judiciary05/25/2001 Referred to
10/02/2002 Markup by
10/08/2002 Reported by H. Rept. 107-727,Part 2

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Latest Summary (2)

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Reported to House amended, Part II (10/08/2002)

Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act - Prohibits in any Federal or State court a civil liability action brought by any person against a manufacturer or seller of a qualified product (firearm or ammunition), or a trade association, for damages resulting from the criminal or unlawful misuse of such product by the person or a third party. Requires immediate dismissal of any such action pending on the date of enactment of this Act. Excludes from such prohibition (thus allows) any action: (1) brought against a transferor convicted under Federal or State law by a party directly harmed by the conduct of which the transferee is so convicted; (2) brought against a seller for negligent entrustment or negligence per se; (3) where a manufacturer or seller of a qualified product knowingly and willfully violated a State or Federal statute applicable to the sale or marketing of the product, and the violation was a proximate cause of the harm for which relief is sought; (4) for breach of contract or warranty in connection with the purchase of the product; or (5) for physical injuries or property damage resulting directly from a defect in design or manufacture of the product, when used as intended.