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PA Bill Number: HB1538

Title: Adding provisions for law enforcement activities by providing for release of law enforcement officer information when firearm discharged or use of ...

Description: Adding provisions for law enforcement activities by providing for release of law enforcement officer information when firearm discharged or use of ...

Last Action: Veto No. 8

Last Action Date: Nov 21, 2016

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