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PA Bill Number: HB2378

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for the offense of carrying firearms while under the influence of alcohol.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for the offense of carrying firearms while under the influence of alcohol. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Sep 27, 2016

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