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PA Bill Number: HB1494

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: May 22, 2019

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Concealed Carry Seminar Hosted by Rep. Bud Cook - 05/25/2019
Charleroi Sportsmen Club 79 Gun Club Road, Charleroi, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting - 06/9/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting - 07/14/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

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