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PA Bill Number: HB1751

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for identification required for purchase of firearm ammunition.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for identification required for purchase of firearm ammunition. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Jul 30, 2021

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Proposed Pennsylvania House Legislation HB979

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This legislation would deter local jurisdictions from imposing illegal ordinances by providing that any party who successfully challenges one of these illegal local firearm ordinances will be entitled to reimbursement from the offending jurisdiction for their reasonable attorneys fees and costs to bring the lawsuit, and any loss of income suffered because of the illegal ordinance.

Legislation Overview

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

Subject:

Description: An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ammunition.

Session: 2021-2022 Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: June 9, 2021

Link: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2021&sind=0&body=H&type=B&bn=979

Sponsors

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78 sponsors: Matthew Dowling (R); Daryl Metcalfe (R); Keith Greiner (R); Johnathan Hershey (R); Francis Ryan (R); Robert Kauffman (R); Torren Ecker (R); Russ Diamond (R); George Dunbar (R); Greg Rothman (R); Dawn Keefer (R); Stanley Saylor (R); David Rowe (R); Barry Jozwiak (R); Donna Oberlander (R); Rich Irvin (R); Aaron Bernstine (R); Robert James (R); Lynda Schlegel Culver (R); Dan Moul (R); Timothy O'Neal (R); Jerome Knowles (R); Donald Cook (R); Melinda Fee (R); Stephanie Borowicz (R); Jeff Wheeland (R); Jim Cox (R); Marci Mustello (R); James Struzzi (R); Brian Smith (R); Paul Schemel (R); Joe Hamm (R); Mike Jones (R); Susan Helm (R); Brett Miller (R); Michael Puskaric (R); David Hickernell (R); Craig Staats (R); Carl Metzgar (R); Joshua Kail (R); Jason Ortitay (R); David Zimmerman (R); Mark Gillen (R); David Maloney (R); Doyle Heffley (R); James Marshall (R); Timothy Bonner (R); Christopher Sainato (D); Andrew Lewis (R); Ryan Mackenzie (R); Pam Snyder (D); Jeffrey Pyle (R); Seth Grove (R); Martin Causer (R); Michael Peifer (R); Robert Brooks (R); Eric Nelson (R); Joseph Emrick (R); Mike Armanini (R); Ryan Warner (R); Kate Klunk (R); Jack Rader (R); Kathy Rapp (R); Eric Davanzo (R); Tracy Pennycuick (R); Perry Stambaugh (R); Jason Silvis (R); Valerie Gaydos (R); Parke Wentling (R); David Millard (R); Louis Schmitt (R); Joe Kerwin (R); Clinton Owlett (R); Jesse Topper (R); Thomas Sankey (R); Barbara Gleim (R); Bradley Roae (R); Ann Flood (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jun 9, 2021 Referred to JUDICIARY
House Jun 8, 2021 Re-reported as committed
Senate Jun 8, 2021 In the Senate
House Jun 8, 2021 Third consideration and final passage (124-79)
House Jun 7, 2021 Second consideration, with amendments
House Jun 7, 2021 Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS
House May 26, 2021 Removed from table
House May 25, 2021 Reported as committed
House May 25, 2021 Laid on the table
House May 25, 2021 First consideration
House Mar 19, 2021 Referred to JUDICIARY
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Type Date State Link Text
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Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes Absent Passed Rating Comments
06/8/2021 22 15 0 Yes
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06/8/2021 124 79 0 Yes This legislation protects and strengthens Firearms Preemption Law.
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06/7/2021 76 126 1 No This amendment would gut PA Preemption law.
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06/7/2021 202 0 1 Yes Technical amendment.
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05/25/2021 14 11 0 Yes
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