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PA Bill Number: HR206

Title: A Concurrent Resolution petitioning the Congress of the United States to call a Convention for proposing amendments pursuant to Article V of the ...

Description: A Concurrent Resolution petitioning the Congress of the United States to call a Convention for proposing amendments pursuant to Article V of the ...

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: Mar 25, 2020

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Proposed Pennsylvania House Legislation HB78

this is an pro-gun bill   evalutation

This legislation puts limitations on the authority of the Pennsylvania Atty. Gen. to compare Pennsylvania laws against the laws of another state when considering entering into a reciprocity agreement with that other state. In the past the "substantially similar to" language has been abused or used to negate reciprocity agreements.

The flaw in this legislation is that it still allows the attorney general to exercise latitude in entering into reciprocity agreements because of the word "may" instead of using the word "shall". This takes away any compulsion on the part of the statutory law on her decision-making process.

Sponsor: Rep. Will Tallman

Legislation Overview

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for firearms not to be carried without a license and for licenses.

Subject:

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for firearms not to be carried without a license and for licenses.

Session: 2015-2016 Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 21, 2015

Link: http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2015&sind=0&body=H&type=B&bn=78

Sponsors

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15 sponsors: Will Tallman; Richard Saccone; Harry Readshaw; David Millard; Robert Kauffman; Stephen Barrar; Bryan Cutler; Robert James; Seth Grove; Stanley Saylor; Mark Keller; Christopher Harris; Daryl Metcalfe; Timothy Krieger; Dan Moul

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jan 21, 2015 Referred to JUDICIARY
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
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Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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