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PA Bill Number: SB531

Title: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ...

Description: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms a ...

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: Jul 15, 2020

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Proposed Pennsylvania House Legislation HB2440

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This bill was amended on the Floor by Rep. Dush and is now very acceptable to 2nd Amendment supporters. This bill received overwhelming support and passed the House by a vote of 124-78. It now advances to the PA Senate.

Legislation Overview

Title: Providing for the designation of shooting ranges, sportsman clubs, hunting facilities and business relating to the sale and production of firearms and ammunition as life-sustaining.

Subject:

Description: An Act providing for the designation of shooting ranges, sportsman clubs, hunting facilities and business relating to the sale and production of firearms and ammunition as life-sustaining.

Session: 2019-2020 Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: June 17, 2020

Link: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2019&sind=0&body=H&type=B&bn=2440

Sponsors

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29 sponsors: William Kortz (D); Stephen Barrar (R); Craig Staats (R); Maureen Madden (D); James Struzzi (R); Anthony DeLuca (D); Torren Ecker (R); Michael Turzai (R); Barbara Gleim (R); Harry Readshaw (D); Dawn Keefer (R); Susan Helm (R); Robert Merski (D); Robert James (R); Donald Cook (R); Lynda Schlegel Culver (R); Kurt Masser (R); Garth Everett (R); Dan Moul (R); Frank Burns (D); Melinda Fee (R); Mark Gillen (R); Francis Ryan (R); Tarah Toohil (R); Jeffrey Pyle (R); James Marshall (R); James Rigby (R); Cris Dush (R); Aaron Bernstine (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jun 17, 2020 Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT
Senate May 20, 2020 In the Senate
House May 20, 2020 Third consideration and final passage (124-78)
House May 19, 2020 Re-reported as committed
House May 18, 2020 Second consideration, with amendments
House May 18, 2020 Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS
House May 4, 2020 Removed from table
House Apr 30, 2020 Reported as amended
House Apr 30, 2020 Laid on the table
House Apr 30, 2020 First consideration
House Apr 27, 2020 Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT
Texts
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Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes Absent Passed Rating Comments
05/20/2020 124 78 1 Yes This bill protects and enshrines FFL dealers and Shooting Ranges as essential businesses.
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05/19/2020 22 15 0 Yes
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05/18/2020 92 110 1 No This was an anti-gun amendment.
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05/18/2020 129 73 1 Yes
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05/18/2020 130 72 1 Yes This amendment dealt with blackpowder firearms issues.
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05/18/2020 202 0 1 Yes
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05/18/2020 100 102 1 No This amendment was an anti-gun amendment to introduce liability issues for race related complaints.
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05/18/2020 120 82 1 Yes This amendment was the 'key' amendment that reconfigured HB 2440 to be protective of FFL Dealers and Shooting Ranges.
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04/30/2020 15 10 0 Yes
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04/30/2020 15 10 0 Yes This amendment is inadequate and needs further reginement.
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