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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upcoming events

Firearms Owners Against Crime Spring Gun Bash - 03/28/2015
Washington County Fair Grounds Bldg. 1, 2151 North Main St., Washington, PA 15301


Firearms Rights Seminar - Rep. Oberlander - 03/28/2015
New Bethlehem Fire Hall 425 Arch St., New Bethlehem, PA


NRA Range Safety Officer Course - Allegheny Country Rifle Club - 04/11/2015
Allegheny Country Rifle Club 99 Schuetzen Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15209

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