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PA Bill Number: HB1288

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for report of theft or loss of firearm.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for report of theft or loss of firearm. ...

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Last Action Date: Apr 18, 2019

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