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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 HB805

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Reinforces the preemption of PA Preemption Law (Title 18, Section 6120) by adding recovery of legal fees for successful lawsuits against municipalities who maintain firearms laws. Even more importantly, it creates the legal precept of standing for citizens, and organizations, to challenge these laws legally.

Legislation Overview

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition.

Subject:

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition.

Session: 2013-2014 Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: February 25, 2013

Link: http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2013&sind=0&body=H&type=B&bn=805

Sponsors

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58 sponsors: Metcalfe, Daryl D.; Pyle, Jeffrey P.; Baker, Matthew E.; Bloom, Stephen; Causer, Martin T.; Clymer, Paul I.; Cox, Jim; Cutler, Bryan; Dunbar, George; Emrick, Joe; Everett, Garth D.; Gabler, Matt; Gibbons, Jaret; Gillen, Mark M.; Godshall, Robert W.; Grove, Seth M.; Marcia Hahn; Harris, C. Adam; Hess, Dick L.; Kauffman, Rob W.; Keller, Fred; Knowles, Jerry; Kortz, II, William C.; Krieger, Tim; Lawrence, John A.; Maloney, David M., Sr.; Metzgar, Carl Walker; Millard, David R.; Miller, Ron; Milne, Duane; Mullery, Gerald J.; Mustio, T. Mark; Neuman, Brandon P.; Oberlander, Donna; Readshaw, Harry; Roae, Brad; Saylor, Stan; Simmons, Justin J.; Stevenson, Richard R.; Swanger, RoseMarie; Tallman, Will; Saccone, Rick; Reese, Mike; Christiana, Jim; Maher, John; Marshall, Jim; Petrarca, Joseph A.; Rock, Todd; Ellis, Brian L.; Helm, Susan C.; McGinnis, John D.; Moul, Dan; Longietti, Mark; Aument, Ryan P.; Farry, Frank A.; Lucas, Gregory S.; James, Harold; Burns, Frank

History
Chamber Date Action
House Feb 25, 2013 Referred to JUDICIARY
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