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PA Bill Number: HB55

Title: A Joint Resolution proposing separate and distinct amendments to the Constitution of Pennsylvania, in declaration of rights, providing for ...

Description: A Joint Resolution proposing separate and distinct amendments to the Constitution of Pennsylvania, in declaration of rights, providing for ...

Last Action: Laid on the table

Last Action Date: Jan 13, 2021

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Proposed Pennsylvania House Legislation HB1244

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This legislation would eliminate the PA Instant Check System (PICS) and turn over firearm background check responsibility to the FBI's NICS Program.

Legislation Overview

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for licenses, for sale or transfer of firearms and for Pennsylvania State Police, repealing provisions relating to firearm sales surcharge and to Firearm Records Check Fund and further providing for licensing of dealers and for administrative regulations.

Subject:

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for licenses, for sale or transfer of firearms and for Pennsylvania State Police, repealing provisions relating to firearm sales surcharge and to Firearm Records Check Fund and further providing for licensing of dealers and for administrative regulations.

Session: 2019-2020 Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: April 16, 2019

Link: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2019&sind=0&body=H&type=B&bn=1244

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31 sponsors: Jason Ortitay (R); Aaron Bernstine (R); Joshua Kail (R); Matthew Gabler (R); Timothy O'Neal (R); James Marshall (R); Joseph Petrarca (D); Daryl Metcalfe (R); David Maloney (R); Pam Snyder (D); George Dunbar (R); David Millard (R); Parke Wentling (R); Barbara Gleim (R); Russ Diamond (R); Stephanie Borowicz (R); Keith Greiner (R); Jeff Wheeland (R); James Gregory (R); Valerie Gaydos (R); Eric Nelson (R); Cris Dush (R); Torren Ecker (R); Kathy Rapp (R); Jeffrey Pyle (R); Mike Jones (R); Mark Keller (R); Seth Grove (R); Louis Schmitt (R); Jerome Knowles (R); William Kortz (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Apr 16, 2019 Referred to JUDICIARY
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