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PA Bill Number: HB2599

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

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

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Aug 15, 2018

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Senator Bartolotta's 2nd Annual Sporting Clay Classic - 08/17/2018
Hunting Hills Shooting Preserve 181 Hunting Hill Rd., Dilliner, PA

FOAC - 2nd Amendment Rally - Butler - 08/18/2018
Diamond Park - Butler County South Main Street, Butler PA

Scott Wagner/Jeff Bartos Town Hall in Erie - 08/20/2018
Wagner Campaign Northwest Headquarters 4815 Peach Street, Erie, PA

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