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Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act.


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06/11/2019Introduced in Senate

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06/11/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Senate Judiciary06/11/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (06/11/2019)

Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

This bill removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers.

Specifically, the bill repeals the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which prohibits civil actions against a firearm or ammunition manufacturer, seller, importer, dealer, or trade association for damages resulting from the criminal or unlawful misuse of a firearm.