Last summer, Congress approved the Y2K Act, in large measure to curtail potential Year 2000 related litigation.

To the chagrin of some, however, the act did not create a uniform national body of Year 2000 law. Although the Y2K Act, 15 U.S.C. �� 6601-17, expressly supersedes any inconsistent state law, �16 provides that it does not pre-empt state laws that impose stricter limits on damages or liability.

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