S. 397 - Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, October 17, 2005.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday October 18, 2005
MANAGERS: GINGREY/HASTINGS(FL)
109th Congress
1st Session

 

H. RES. 493
[Report No. 109-248]

S. 397 - Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides one motion to recommit.

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RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider in the House the bill (S. 397) to prohibit civil liability actions from being brought or continued against manufacturers, distributors, dealers, or importers of firearms or ammunition for damages, injunctive or other relief resulting from the misuse of their products by others. The bill shall be considered as read. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary; and (2) one motion to recommit.