Summary: S.1779 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.1779. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.