S.1779 - Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 06/11/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/11/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1779 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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.