H.R.6421 - Consumer Protection Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51] (Introduced 11/17/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||12/20/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6421 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/17/2010)
Consumer Protection Act of 2010 - Provides that it shall not be a defense to a tort claim in any U.S. court that a manufacturer of a product has fulfilled that manufacturer's duty of care when providing all of the necessary information to a learned intermediary, who then interacts with the consumer of the product.
Defines a "learned intermediary" as a person licensed under applicable state or federal law to advise a consumer whether or not to use the product in question.