H.R.3984 - Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] (Introduced 10/05/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/16/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3984 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/05/2017)
Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act
This bill amends the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act to repeal provisions that prohibit civil actions against a firearm or ammunition manufacturer, seller, importer, dealer, or trade association for the criminal or unlawful misuse of a firearm.
Additionally, the bill states that firearms trace data maintained by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is not immune from legal process. Such data is subject to discovery; is admissible as evidence; and may be used, relied on, or disclosed in a civil action or administrative proceeding.