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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Concealed Carry Seminar - 137th House District - Rep. Joe Emerick - 08/31/2016
Washington Township Volunteer Fire Co. 920 Washington Blvd., Bangor, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting - September - 2016 - 09/11/2016
Scott Township Municipal Building 301 Lindsay Road, Carnegie, PA

Concealed Carry Seminar - 52nd House District - Rep. Ryan Warner - 09/17/2016
DL & V Volunteer Fire Department 863 Leisenring Vanderbilt Road, Vanderbilt, PA

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"Our legislators are not sufficiently apprized of the rightful limits of their power; that their true office is to declare and enforce only our natural rights and duties, and to take none of them from us." - Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Francis W. Gilmer, 1816

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