proposed laws

PA Bill Number: SB629

Title: In sales and use tax, excluding from sales tax all equipment and devices which prohibit a firearm from being fired without a key or combination.

Description: In sales and use tax, excluding from sales tax all equipment and devices which prohibit a firearm from being fired without a key or combination. ...

Last Action: Referred to FINANCE

Last Action Date: Mar 13, 2015

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