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PA Bill Number: HB275

Title: In hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for authorized license-issuing agents.

Description: In hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for authorized license-issuing agents. ...

Last Action: Laid on the table

Last Action Date: May 23, 2017

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FOAC Monthly Meeting - June - 2017 - 06/11/2017
South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

Concealed Carry Seminar - 51st House District - Rep. Matt Dowling - 09/23/2017
Meyersdale Community Center 215 Main St., Meyersdale, PA

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"Your love of liberty - your respect for the laws - your habits of industry - and your practice of the moral and religious obligations, are the strongest claims to national and individual happiness." - George Washington, letter to the Residents of Boston, 1789

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