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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 Senate Legislation SB394

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This legislation increases the punishment for 'unsworn falsification' on forms when purchasing firearms. Making a mistake on these complicated firearms sale forms is common and is currently unfairly applied.

Legislation Overview

Title: In falsification and intimidation, further providing for the offense of unsworn falsification to authorities; and, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for licenses and for sale or transfer of firearms.

Subject:

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in falsification and intimidation, further providing for the offense of unsworn falsification to authorities; and, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for licenses and for sale or transfer of firearms.

Session: 2019-2020 Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: March 5, 2019

Link: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2019&sind=0&body=S&type=B&bn=394

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11 sponsors: Lawrence Farnese (D); Vincent Hughes (D); Steven Santarsiero (D); Thomas Killion (R); Jay Costa (D); John Blake (D); Lindsey Williams (D); Christine Tartaglione (D); Arthur Haywood (D); Timothy Kearney (D); Anthony Williams (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 5, 2019 Referred to JUDICIARY
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