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PA Bill Number: HB2977

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for civil liability of firearm owner for loss or theft.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for civil liability of firearm owner for loss or theft. ...

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Last Action Date: Nov 24, 2020

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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: Presented to the Governor

Last Action Date: November 19, 2020

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

Sponsors

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40 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); Parke Wentling (R); Keith Greiner (R); Bradley Roae (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Nov 19, 2020 Presented to the Governor
Senate Nov 19, 2020 Signed in Senate
Senate Nov 19, 2020 Signed in House
Senate Nov 18, 2020 Third consideration and final passage (29-20)
Senate Sep 21, 2020 Second consideration
Senate Sep 9, 2020 Reported as committed
Senate Sep 9, 2020 First consideration
Senate Jun 30, 2020 Referred to JUDICIARY
House Jun 24, 2020 Third consideration and final passage (127-74)
House Jun 24, 2020 Re-reported as committed
Senate Jun 24, 2020 In the Senate
House Jun 23, 2020 Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS
House Jun 23, 2020 Second consideration
House Jun 15, 2020 Removed from table
House Dec 17, 2019 Removed from table
House Dec 17, 2019 Laid on the table
House Sep 24, 2019 Reported as committed
House Sep 24, 2019 Laid on the table
House Sep 24, 2019 First consideration
House Aug 16, 2019 Referred to JUDICIARY
Texts
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Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes Absent Passed Rating Comments
11/18/2020 29 20 0 Yes
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09/9/2020 9 5 0 Yes This legislation removes the prohibition of firearms possession during a declared Emergency.
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06/24/2020 22 15 0 Yes This legislation removes the prohibition of firearms possession during a declared Emergency.
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06/24/2020 127 74 1 Yes This legislation removes the prohibition of firearms possession during a declared Emergency.
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09/24/2019 14 11 0 Yes This legislation removes the prohibition of firearms possession during a declared Emergency.
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