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Amnd. 2 - Permitting Lawsuits for Injuries Caused by Hazardous Substances - Key Vote

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Jackie Walorski voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (House) (52-45) - (Key vote)

Title: Permitting Lawsuits for Injuries Caused by Hazardous Substances

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment which allows consumers who are injured by a hazardous substance to sue the manufacturers, importers or wholesalers of the substance.

Highlights:
- Provides that a consumer may not sue if more than 10 years have passed since the hazardous substance was initially purchased or used by the consumer [Article 2.05 (Ch. 1)(Sec. 2)]. - Provides that the hazardous substance must be a consumer product [Article 2.05 (Ch. 2) (Sec. 1)].
Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Permitting Lawsuits for Injuries Caused by Hazardous Substances

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