PA Bill Number: HB1751
Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for identification required for purchase of firearm ammunition.
Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for identification required for purchase of firearm ammunition. ...
Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY
Last Action Date: Jul 30, 2021
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