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PA Bill Number: SB897

Title: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms.

Description: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Oct 15, 2019

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Proposed Pennsylvania Senate Legislation SB344

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

This legislation would 'require' a 'firearm eligibility license' just to exercise the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (2nd Amend/Article 1, Section 21) meaning you could not even possess or purchase a firearm without this license. Is NOT a license to carry a concealed firearm.

Legislation Overview

Title: In inchoate crimes, further providing for possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in court facility; in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for evidence of intent, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for firearms not to be carried without a license, for prohibited conduct during emergency and for licenses, providing for firearm eligibility license, for application for firearm eligibility license, for fee and qualification, for investigations and training course and for issuance and terms and further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, for Pennsylvania State Police, for loans on, or lending or giving firearms prohibited, for proof of license and exception and for administrative regulations; in protection from abuse, further providing for relief; in hunting and furtaking, further providing for cooperation after lawfully killing big game; and, in protection of property and persons, further providing for possession of firearm for protection of self or others.

Subject:

Description: An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses), 23 (Domestic Relations) and 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in inchoate crimes, further providing for possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in court facility; in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for evidence of intent, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for firearms not to be carried without a license, for prohibited conduct during emergency and for licenses, providing for firearm eligibility license, for application for firearm eligibility license, for fee and qualification, for investigations and training course and for issuance and terms and further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, for Pennsylvania State Police, for loans on, or lending or giving firearms prohibited, for proof of license and exception and for administrative regulations; in protection from abuse, further providing for relief; in hunting and furtaking, further providing for cooperation after lawfully killing big game; and, in protection of property and persons, further providing for possession of firearm for protection of self or others.

Session: 2019-2020 Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: February 27, 2019

Link: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2019&sind=0&body=S&type=B&bn=344

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5 sponsors: Arthur Haywood (D); Katie Muth (D); Vincent Hughes (D); Maria Collett (D); Sharif Street (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 27, 2019 Referred to JUDICIARY
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