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PA Bill Number: HB2745

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for the offense of undetectable firearms.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for the offense of undetectable firearms. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Oct 18, 2018

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Barletta Casey Debate #1 - 10/22/2018
WRBE (Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area) 62 S. Franklin Street Wilkes-Barre, PA


Concealed Carry Rights and Safety Seminar - 10/25/2018
North Franklin Volunteer Fire Hall 565 Sylvan Drive, Washington, PA


An Evening With Dinesh D'Souza - 10/26/2018
Ramada Greensburgh Hotel & Conference Center 100 Ramada Inn Drive, Greensburg, PA

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Representative James Santora

Party: Republican

Legislative District: 163

Local Office: 6 South Springfield Rd. Clifton Heights PA 19018

Phone: (610) 259-2820

FAX: (610) 259-7019

Capital Office: 432 Irvis Office Bldg., PO Box 202163 Harrisburg, PA 17120

Phone: (717) 783-8808

FAX: (717) 782-2955

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Committees Representative James Santora Serves On

Gaming Oversight

Professional Licensure

Appropriations

Urban Affairs

Voter's Guide Area(s): 5A

Counties Served: Delaware*

FOAC Rating: F

NRA Rating: C-

GOA Rating: TBD

Pro-Gun Voting Percentage: 83%

Anti-Gun Voting Percentage: 17%

Bills Sponsored or Co-sponsored by Representative James Santora

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News, Articles & Other Information

Bipartisan bill would mandate universal background checks for Pennsylvania gun sales :: 06/05/2017

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have put forth legislation that would tighten Pennsylvania's gun laws.

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Pennsylvania Republican Doubles Down: Defends Bill to Outlaw Private Gun Sales :: 05/31/2017

On May 28, Breitbart News reported that Santora wants to ban the private sales that Americans have enjoyed since the Second Amendment was ratified in 1791. His vehicle for doing this is an expansion of background checks wherein private gun sales are equated with retail gun sales, thereby forcing a law-abiding co-worker to seek out an agent of the state, fill out paperwork, and get permission–i.e., submit to a background check–before buying a gun from a co-worker.

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Pennsylvania Republican Pushing Ban on Private Gun Sales :: 05/27/2017

Santora’s bill would bar the private sales that Americans have enjoyed since the Second Amendment was ratified in 1791 and would require that every sale be processed in front of an agent of the government via a background check.

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