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PA Bill Number: HB770

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, prohibiting certain assault weapons.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, prohibiting certain assault weapons. ...

Last Action: Resolution to discharge committee from further consideration of this bill presented

Last Action Date: May 25, 2022

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Proposed Pennsylvania Senate Legislation SB27

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

Lowers the punishment for carrying a firearm without a license BUT keeps the crime at a 'felony' level. Waters down the illegal carrying of a firearm but keeps the lifelong prohibition.

Legislation Overview

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

Subject:

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

Session: 2017-2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 12, 2017

Link: http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2017&sind=0&body=S&type=B&bn=27

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2 sponsors: Lawrence Farnese (D); Vincent Hughes (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jan 12, 2017 Referred to JUDICIARY
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