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PA Bill Number: HR604

Title: Declaring gun violence a social epidemic that requires immediate action and condemning the National Rifle Association's increasingly extreme and ...

Description: Declaring gun violence a social epidemic that requires immediate action and condemning the National Rifle Association's increasingly extreme and ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Nov 14, 2019

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Proposed Pennsylvania Senate Legislation SB5

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This bill will strengthen PA's firearms preemption law (as was done in 2014) to stop local communities from passing local gun laws.

Legislation Overview

Title: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ammunition.

Subject:

Description: An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ammunition.

Session: 2017-2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: April 26, 2017

Link: http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2017&sind=0&body=S&type=B&bn=5

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26 sponsors: Wayne Langerholc (R); Richard Alloway (R); Camera Bartolotta (R); John Gordner (R); John Eichelberger (R); Michael Folmer (R); John Rafferty (R); Patrick Stefano (R); Scott Martin (R); Scott Hutchinson (R); Joseph Scarnati (R); Kim Ward (R); Ryan Aument (R); Randy Vulakovich (R); Gene Yaw (R); Mario Scavello (R); Guy Reschenthaler (R); David Argall (R); Giovanni DiSanto (R); Scott Wagner (R); Robert Mensch (R); Donald White (R); James Brewster (D); Elder Vogel (R); Michael Regan (R); Michele Brooks (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Apr 26, 2017 Referred to JUDICIARY
Senate Apr 25, 2017 Amended on third consideration (50-0)
Senate Apr 25, 2017 Third consideration and final passage (34-16)
House Apr 25, 2017 In the House
Senate Apr 24, 2017 Second consideration
Senate Mar 28, 2017 Reported as committed
Senate Mar 28, 2017 First consideration
Senate Mar 2, 2017 Referred to LOCAL GOVERNMENT
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Type Date State Link Text
Amended not available state bill text bill 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
04/25/2017 18 32 0 No Sen. Hughes amendment: would require residency in a community prior to being allowed to sue over illegal gun laws.
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
04/25/2017 34 16 0 Yes Floor vote on Firearm Preemption legislation sponsored by Senator Langerholc.
04/25/2017 16 34 0 No Sen. Hughes amendment: grandfathers current illegal local laws. Amendment No. A0528
04/25/2017 17 33 0 No Sen. Hughes amendment: would deleted the language of the preemption bill. Amendment No. A-0530
04/25/2017 34 16 0 Yes Floor vote on Firearm Preemption legislation sponsored by Senator Langerholc.
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
04/25/2017 17 33 0 No Sen. Hughes amendment: would deleted the language of the preemption bill.
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
04/25/2017 16 34 0 No Sen. Hughes amendment: would allow local municipal property gun possession prohibitions. Amendment No. A-0534
04/25/2017 50 0 0 Yes Sen. Boscola amendment: requires AG to notify 'all' communities of the passage and effective date of legislation.
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
04/25/2017 16 34 0 No Sen. Hughes amendment: would allow local municipal property gun possession prohibitions.
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
04/25/2017 16 34 0 No Sen. Hughes amendment: grandfathers current illegal local laws.
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
04/25/2017 50 0 0 Yes Sen. Boscola amendment: requires AG to notify 'all' communities of the passage and effective date of legislation. Amendment No. A1025
04/25/2017 18 32 0 No Sen. Hughes amendment: would require residency in a community prior to being allowed to sue over illegal gun laws. Amendment No. A-0537
03/28/2017 6 3 0 Yes
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
03/28/2017 8 3 0 Yes This bill will strengthen preemption of firearms laws and citizen challenges to illegal local laws.
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