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PA Bill Number: SB565

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license, providing for license not ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license, providing for licens ...

Last Action: Veto No. 4

Last Action Date: Dec 2, 2021

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Proposed Pennsylvania Gun Legislation SB565

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Recognizing by statute that every law abiding citizen in the Commonwealth has the right to bear arms either openly or concealed without government permission.

Legislation Overview

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license, providing for license not required, further providing for prohibited conduct during emergency, repealing provisions relating to carrying firearms on public streets or public property in Philadelphia, providing for sportsman's firearm permit, further providing for licenses and repealing provisions relating to proof of license and exception.

Subject:

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license, providing for license not required, further providing for prohibited conduct during emergency, repealing provisions relating to carrying firearms on public streets or public property in Philadelphia, providing for sportsman's firearm permit, further providing for licenses and repealing provisions relating to proof of license and exception.

Session: 2021-2022 Regular Session

Last Action: Veto No. 4

Last Action Date: December 2, 2021

Link: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2021&sind=0&body=S&type=B&bn=565

Sponsors

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20 sponsors: Cris Dush (R); Judith Ward (R); Patrick Stefano (R); Joe Pittman (R); Kristin Phillips-Hill (R); Gene Yaw (R); Robert Mensch (R); Scott Hutchinson (R); Doug Mastriano (R); Wayne Langerholc (R); Mario Scavello (R); Devlin Robinson (R); Camera Bartolotta (R); Michele Brooks (R); Ryan Aument (R); Chris Gebhard (R); Giovanni DiSanto (R); Elder Vogel (R); Jacob Corman (R); Michael Regan (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Dec 2, 2021 Vetoed by the Governor
House Dec 2, 2021 Veto No. 4
House Nov 22, 2021 Presented to the Governor
House Nov 22, 2021 Signed in Senate
House Nov 17, 2021 Signed in House
House Nov 16, 2021 Third consideration and final passage (107-92)
House Nov 16, 2021 Re-reported as committed
House Nov 15, 2021 Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS
House Nov 15, 2021 Second consideration
House Nov 10, 2021 Reported as committed
House Nov 10, 2021 Referred to JUDICIARY
House Nov 10, 2021 First consideration
House Nov 10, 2021 Laid on the table
House Nov 10, 2021 Removed from table
Senate Nov 9, 2021 Re-reported as committed
House Nov 9, 2021 In the House
Senate Nov 9, 2021 Third consideration and final passage (29-21)
Senate Nov 9, 2021 Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS
Senate Nov 8, 2021 Re-referred to RULES AND EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS
Senate Nov 8, 2021 Re-reported as amended
Senate Nov 8, 2021 Second consideration
Senate Oct 26, 2021 Laid on the table
Senate Oct 26, 2021 Removed from table
Senate Jun 24, 2021 First consideration
Senate Jun 24, 2021 Reported as committed
Senate Apr 16, 2021 Referred to JUDICIARY
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Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes Absent Passed Rating Comments
11/16/2021 107 92 2 Yes
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11/16/2021 82 117 2 No
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11/16/2021 83 116 2 No
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11/16/2021 21 15 0 Yes
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11/15/2021 111 88 2 Yes
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11/15/2021 111 88 2 Yes
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11/15/2021 110 89 2 Yes
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11/15/2021 84 115 2 No
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11/15/2021 111 88 2 Yes
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11/15/2021 116 83 2 Yes
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11/15/2021 116 83 2 Yes
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11/15/2021 115 84 2 Yes
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11/10/2021 9 14 0 No
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11/10/2021 13 10 0 Yes
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11/9/2021 29 21 0 Yes
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11/9/2021 30 20 0 Yes
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11/9/2021 30 20 0 Yes
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11/9/2021 30 20 0 Yes
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11/9/2021 30 20 0 Yes
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06/24/2021 8 5 0 Yes
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