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PA Bill Number: HR604

Title: Declaring gun violence a social epidemic that requires immediate action and condemning the National Rifle Association's increasingly extreme and ...

Description: Declaring gun violence a social epidemic that requires immediate action and condemning the National Rifle Association's increasingly extreme and ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Nov 14, 2019

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Proposed Pennsylvania House Legislation HB1747

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This legislation would repeal the Emergency Declaration law that enables a ban on firearms sales and possession for citizens if it is a Declared Emergency.

Legislation Overview

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for prohibited conduct during emergency; and, in Commonwealth services, further providing for general authority of Governor.

Subject:

Description: An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for prohibited conduct during emergency; and, in Commonwealth services, further providing for general authority of Governor.

Session: 2019-2020 Regular Session

Last Action: Laid on the table

Last Action Date: September 24, 2019

Link: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2019&sind=0&body=H&type=B&bn=1747

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37 sponsors: Matthew Dowling (R); Francis Ryan (R); Tina Pickett (R); Greg Rothman (R); Mike Jones (R); Robert James (R); Russ Diamond (R); Martin Causer (R); Craig Staats (R); Jeffrey Pyle (R); Aaron Bernstine (R); George Dunbar (R); Eric Nelson (R); Justin Walsh (R); Mark Keller (R); Ryan Warner (R); Rich Irvin (R); David Millard (R); Torren Ecker (R); Thomas Sankey (R); Harry Readshaw (D); Dawn Keefer (R); Stanley Saylor (R); Doyle Heffley (R); Lynda Schlegel Culver (R); Dan Moul (R); Valerie Gaydos (R); Kate Klunk (R); Seth Grove (R); Jonathan Fritz (R); Brett Miller (R); Stephen Barrar (R); Michael Reese (R); Daryl Metcalfe (R); Jason Ortitay (R); Barry Jozwiak (R); William Kortz (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Sep 24, 2019 Reported as committed
House Sep 24, 2019 First consideration
House Sep 24, 2019 Laid on the table
House Aug 16, 2019 Referred to JUDICIARY
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Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes Absent Passed Rating Comments
09/24/2019 14 11 0 Yes
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