Key Votes

HR 1036 - Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Mary Bono Mack voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Mary Bono Mack made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (285-140) - (Key vote)

Title: Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would prohibit lawsuits to be filed against gun manufacturers or sellers, or ammunition manufacturers or sellers based on the criminal or unlawful misuse of the products.

Highlights:
  • Lawsuits are permitted against those transferring a firearm with the knowledge that it will be used for a violent crime, or drug trafficking crimes.
  • Lawsuits are also permissible if the maker or seller knowingly and willfully violated state or federal laws regarding marketing or selling the weapon.
  • Pending cases are required to be dismissed.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

Sponsors

  • Clifford Bundy 'Cliff' Stearns (FL - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors