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PA Bill Number: SB531

Title: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ...

Description: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms a ...

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: Jul 15, 2020

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Proposed Pennsylvania Gun Legislation SB531

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This legislation would strengthen PA Preemption law regarding the prohibition of local communities to pass their own gun laws. It also provides for reimbursement of legal fees.

Legislation Overview

Title: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ammunition.

Subject:

Description: An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ammunition.

Session: 2019-2020 Regular Session

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: July 15, 2020

Link: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2019&sind=0&body=S&type=B&bn=531

Sponsors

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19 sponsors: Wayne Langerholc (R); Joseph Scarnati (R); Michael Folmer (R); Elder Vogel (R); Camera Bartolotta (R); Kristin Phillips-Hill (R); Scott Martin (R); John Gordner (R); Kim Ward (R); Gene Yaw (R); Giovanni DiSanto (R); Scott Hutchinson (R); Michael Regan (R); James Brewster (D); Ryan Aument (R); Robert Mensch (R); Patrick Stefano (R); Mario Scavello (R); Judith Ward (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jul 15, 2020 Removed from table
Senate Jul 15, 2020 Laid on the table
Senate Jun 8, 2020 Removed from table
Senate Jun 8, 2020 Laid on the table
Senate Apr 15, 2020 Laid on the table
Senate Apr 15, 2020 Removed from table
Senate Nov 21, 2019 Laid on the table
Senate Nov 21, 2019 Removed from table
Senate Sep 25, 2019 Laid on the table
Senate Sep 25, 2019 Removed from table
Senate Jun 12, 2019 Removed from table
Senate Jun 12, 2019 Laid on the table
Senate Apr 30, 2019 First consideration
Senate Apr 30, 2019 Reported as committed
Senate Apr 5, 2019 Referred to LOCAL GOVERNMENT
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Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes Absent Passed Rating Comments
04/30/2019 7 4 0 Yes This legislation is to strengthen firearms preemption law.
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