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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.
- 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.