Posts Tagged ‘ Innocent Sellers Fairness Act ’

Congress Considers Law Protecting Dealers from “Unfair Lawsuits”

Mar 6th, 2015


Republican House members have introduced a bill to protect dealers from what they call “unfair product liability lawsuits.” The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is backing Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) for reintroducing a bill the association previously promoted called the Innocent Sellers Fairness Act (H.R. 1199). The bill protects from liability those […]

Innocent Sellers Fairness Act Reintroduced in Congress

Jul 23rd, 2013

A bill of interest to many dealers and distributors has been reintroduced in Congress: The Innocent Sellers Fairness Act. HR 2746 seeks “to prevent undue disruption of interstate commerce by limiting civil actions brought against persons whose only role with regard to a product in the stream of commerce is as a lawful seller of […]

Marketplace Fairness; Is It All That Fair?

Jun 3rd, 2013

As more and more tax-regulating legislation and proposals get tossed around in the door and window and building materials/lumber industries, here’s a look at several that could affect your company and what you need to know about them. Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013: This proposed law, which will set up and enforce state tax on […]