proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB2280

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for evidence of intent, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for evidence of intent, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, .. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Aug 15, 2016

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upcoming events

Concealed Carry Seminar - 56th House District - Rep. George Dunbar - 08/25/2016
Colton Hall 3100 Blocks Road, Claridge, PA

Butler County 2nd Amendment Rally & Open Carry Day - 08/27/2016
Diamond Park 300 South Main St., Butler, PA

Concealed Carry Seminar - 46th Senate District - Sen. Camera Bartolotta - 08/30/2016
South Strabane Fire Hall 172 Oak Spring Road, Washington, PA

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