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PA Bill Number: HB770

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, prohibiting certain assault weapons.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, prohibiting certain assault weapons. ...

Last Action: Resolution to discharge committee from further consideration of this bill presented

Last Action Date: May 25, 2022

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Proposed Pennsylvania House Legislation HB1587

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This legislation would require the court to sentence violent criminals in accordance with the savagery of their crimes and end the revolving door that currently exists in today's courts.

Legislation Overview

Title: In assault, providing for arrests of previously convicted persons possessing firearms in a subsequent offense; and, in sentencing, providing for sentences for previously convicted persons possessing firearms in a subsequent offense.

Subject:

Description: An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assault, providing for arrests of previously convicted persons possessing firearms in a subsequent offense; and, in sentencing, providing for sentences for previously convicted persons possessing firearms in a subsequent offense.

Session: 2021-2022 Regular Session

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: February 8, 2022

Link: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2021&sind=0&body=H&type=B&bn=1587

Sponsors

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18 sponsors: Amen Brown (D); Robert Kauffman (R); Todd Stephens (R); Jason Ortitay (R); Frank Burns (D); David Rowe (R); Doyle Heffley (R); Rosemary Brown (R); Seth Grove (R); Torren Ecker (R); Stanley Saylor (R); Aaron Bernstine (R); Martina White (R); Rich Irvin (R); Craig Williams (R); Ed Neilson (D); Eric Nelson (R); James Rigby (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Feb 8, 2022 Removed from table
House Feb 8, 2022 Laid on the table
House Nov 10, 2021 Removed from table
House Sep 15, 2021 Re-reported as committed
House Sep 15, 2021 Laid on the table
House Jun 15, 2021 Reported as committed
House Jun 15, 2021 Re-committed to RULES
House Jun 15, 2021 First consideration
House Jun 10, 2021 Referred to JUDICIARY
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Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes Absent Passed Rating Comments
06/15/2021 11 14 0 No
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06/15/2021 15 10 0 Yes
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