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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 HB230

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This legislation would change the current law regarding carrying a concealed weapon and the License to Carry Firearms procedures to a two-tiered process.

Would unequivocally provide that citizens of Pennsylvania have a right to carry a firearm anywhere in PA without a licensing requirement. It would also continue the licensing process for citizens who wish to travel with a firearm for self-defense to be able to utilize the reciprocity agreements we have with other states.

Sponsor: Rep. Rick Saccone

Legislation Overview

Title: In general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons; and, in firearms and other dangerous articles, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license, providing for license not required, repealing provisions relating to carrying firearms on public streets or public property in Philadelphia, providing for sportsman's firearm permit, further providing for licenses and repealing provisions relating to proof of license and exception.

Subject:

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons; and, in firearms and other dangerous articles, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license, providing for license not required, repealing provisions relating to carrying firearms on public streets or public property in Philadelphia, providing for sportsman's firearm permit, further providing for licenses and repealing provisions relating to proof of license and exception.

Session: 2015-2016 Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 27, 2015

Link: http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2015&sind=0&body=H&type=B&bn=230

Sponsors

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63 sponsors: Richard Saccone (R); George Dunbar (R); David Maloney (R); Russ Diamond (R); Timothy Krieger (R); Bryan Cutler (R); Robert Kauffman (R); Michael Reese (R); Bradley Roae (R); Stanley Saylor (R); Robert James (R); John McGinnis (R); Garth Everett (R); Thomas Sankey (R); David Hickernell (R); Christopher Harris (R); Harry Readshaw (D); John Maher (R); Daryl Metcalfe (R); Will Tallman (R); Jim Cox (R); Pam Snyder (D); Ted Harhai (D); Mark Keller (R); Brandon Neuman (D); Susan Helm (R); Kathy Rapp (R); Frederick Keller (R); Jaret Gibbons (D); Jason Ortitay (R); Kristin Phillips-Hill (R); William Kortz (D); Stephen Bloom (R); Barry Jozwiak (R); Mark Gillen (R); Jim Christiana (R); Jack Rader (R); James Marshall; Judith Ward (R); Joseph Petrarca (D); Craig Staats (R); Matthew Gabler (R); Ryan Warner (R); Matthew Baker (R); Brian Ellis (R); Seth Grove (R); Kerry Benninghoff (R); Peter Daley (D); Carl Metzgar; Thomas Mustio (R); Eli Evankovich (R); Timothy Mahoney (D); Greg Rothman (R); Michael Turzai (R); Jeff Wheeland (R); Martin Causer (R); Tedd Nesbit (R); Frank Burns (D); Eric Nelson (R); Martin Flynn (D); Cris Dush (R); Parke Wentling (R); Doyle Heffley (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jan 27, 2015 Referred to JUDICIARY
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
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Votes

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