H.R.5913 - Protecting Americans from Unsafe Foreign Products Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-39] (Introduced 04/29/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||05/01/2008 Subcommittee Hearings Held.|
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Summary: H.R.5913 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/29/2008)
Protecting Americans from Unsafe Foreign Products Act - Amends the federal judicial code to provide for service of process on foreign citizens or subjects (nationals), or their agents, in cases involving defective products causing injury in the United States which were manufactured by the foreign national outside the United States.
Conditions jursidiction for service of process on the fact that the foreign national: (1) knew or reasonably should have known that the product or component would be imported for sale or use in the United States; or (2) had contacts with the United States, whether or not such contacts occurred in the place where the injury occurred.