The next hearing has been scheduled for SB-412. This one is in the Florida SENATE Judiciary Committee next Tuesday, March 13, 2001 at 12:15 PM !!!
SB-412 by Sen. Charlie Bronson, is the Senate bill to stop governments from filing frivilous and reckless lawsuits against gun manufacturers. [Full summary below]
Emails are immediately needed to numerous members of this committee.
SUBJECT LINE: SUPPORT SB-412 by Bronson - Stop Gun Manufact. Lawsuits
Then URGE these Committee members to BE THERE and to VOTE YES on SB-412
There are four (4) members of this committee (all Democrats) who will vote against this bill. They are not listed as it would be pointless to contact them.
SB-412 CIVIL ACTIONS/GUN MANUFACTURERS -- Prohibits any lawsuit by, or on behalf of, the state, county, municipality, town, special purpose district or other political subdivision for damages, abatement, or injunctive relief resulting from the lawful design, marketing, distribution, or sale of firearms or ammunition to the public. Provides that the potential of a firearm or ammunition to cause injury, damage, or death is not a defective condition, whether the firearm or ammunition is discharged legally or illegally. Provides for the award of expenses and attorney`s fees.