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PA Bill Number: HB2291

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition; and, in home rule and ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition; and, in home rule and ... ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Feb 18, 2020

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Representative James Santora

District: 163

Party: R

Ratings: FOAC: F, NRA: C-, GOA: TBD

Pro-Gun Voting Percentage: 91%

Anti-Gun Voting Percentage: 9%

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County(s) Served: Delaware*

FOAC Election: Opposed

Capital Office Contact Information

432 Irvis Office Bldg., PO Box 202163 Harrisburg, PA 17120-3015

Phone 1: 717-783-8808

FAX: 717-782-2955

Local Office Contact Information

6 South Springfield Rd. Clifton Heights 19018

Phone 1: 610-259-2820

FAX: 610-259-7019

Other Contact Information

Legislator Page:click here

Email:jsantora@pahousegop.com

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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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