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Innocent Sellers Fairness Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To prevent undue disruption of interstate commerce by limiting civil actions brought against persons whose only role with regard to a product in the stream of commerce is as a lawful seller of the product.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/19/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
09/13/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
07/26/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/19/2013Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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
07/19/2013Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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
07/19/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary07/19/2013 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice09/13/2013 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce07/19/2013 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade07/26/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/19/2013)

Innocent Sellers Fairness Act - Exempts a lawful seller from liability for personal injury, monetary loss, or damage to property arising out of an accident or transaction involving a seller's products, unless the claimant proves one or more of the following activities by the seller:

  • the seller was the manufacturer or participated in the design or installation of the product;
  • the seller altered, modified, or expressly warranted the product in a manner not authorized by the manufacturer;
  • the seller had actual knowledge of the defect in the product as a result of a recall from the manufacturer or governmental entity authorized to make such recall or actual inspection at the time the seller sold the product to the claimant;
  • the seller had actual knowledge of the defect in the product at the time the seller supplied the product;
  • the seller intentionally altered or modified a product warranty, warning, or instruction from the manufacturer in a way not authorized by the manufacturer; or
  • the seller knowingly made a false representation about an aspect of the product not authorized by the manufacturer.

Limits the seller's liability to the personal injury, monetary loss, or damage to property directly caused by such activity where a claimant proves one or more of such activities was negligent.