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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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Proposed Pennsylvania House Legislation HB1456

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This legislation seeks to increase penalties on Straw Purchases of firearms.

Legislation Overview

Title: In falsification and intimidation, further providing for the offense of unsworn falsification to authorities; and, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for licenses and for sale or transfer of firearms.

Subject:

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in falsification and intimidation, further providing for the offense of unsworn falsification to authorities; and, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for licenses and for sale or transfer of firearms.

Session: 2019-2020 Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: May 14, 2019

Link: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2019&sind=0&body=H&type=B&bn=1456

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15 sponsors: Joseph Hohenstein (D); Timothy Briggs (D); Thomas Caltagirone (D); Stephen Barrar (R); Margo Davidson (D); Austin Davis (D); Michael Driscoll (D); Movita Johnson-Harrell (D); Malcolm Kenyatta (D); Joanna McClinton (D); Jeanne McNeill (D); Michael Schlossberg (D); Peter Schweyer (D); Michael Zabel (D); Carolyn Comitta (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House May 14, 2019 Referred to JUDICIARY
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