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PA Bill Number: HB303

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

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for firearms not to be carried without a license. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Sep 13, 2019

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Proposed Pennsylvania Senate Legislation SR258

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This legislation calls on Congress to change the classification of Marijuana from a Schedule 1 drug.

Legislation Overview

Title: Urging the Congress of the United States to amend the Controlled Substances Act by rescheduling marijuana in order to protect the right under the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of participants in a state-sanctioned medical marijuana program to legally own a firearm and further consider whether marijuana has a proven medical purpose.

Subject:

Description: A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to amend the Controlled Substances Act by rescheduling marijuana in order to protect the right under the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of participants in a state-sanctioned medical marijuana program to legally own a firearm and further consider whether marijuana has a proven medical purpose.

Session: 2017-2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Adopted (49-0)

Last Action Date: April 25, 2018

Link: http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2017&sind=0&body=S&type=R&bn=258

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6 sponsors: Anthony Williams (D); Michael Folmer (R); Jay Costa (D); Vincent Hughes (D); Sharif Street (D); Judy Schwank (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Apr 25, 2018 Adopted (49-0)
Senate Apr 23, 2018 Amended (46-0)
Senate Apr 16, 2018 Laid on the table
Senate Apr 16, 2018 Removed from table
Senate Jan 29, 2018 Reported as committed
Senate Jan 26, 2018 Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT
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Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes Absent Passed Rating Comments
04/25/2018 49 0 0 Yes This Resolution, as amended, calls on Congress to remove Marijuana from the Schedule I drug classification due to the impact on 2nd Amendment Rights.
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04/23/2018 46 0 0 Yes This amendment refines the language in SR 258 to better clarify the reasons for removal of Marijuana from the Schedule I drug classification due to the impact on 2nd Amendment Rights.
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01/29/2018 9 0 0 Yes This Resolution calls on Congress to remove Marijuana from the Schedule I drug classification due to the impact on 2nd Amendment Rights.
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