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Proposed Pennsylvania House Legislation HB1400

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

This legislation would institute 'mandatory background checks' for all firearm transfers in PA. The sponsor (Santora) calls the private sale of firearms a loophole with no proof to back that up.

Legislation Overview

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms.


Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms.

Session: 2017-2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: May 18, 2017



Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

74 sponsors: James Santora (R); Dominic Costa (D); Madeleine Dean Cunnane (D); Perry Warren (D); Nicholas Miccarelli (R); Edward Gainey (D); Dan Frankel (D); Ed Neilson (D); Michael Schlossberg (D); Alexander Charlton (R); Brian Sims (D); Michael Sturla (D); Maria Donatucci (D); Christopher Rabb (D); Jared Solomon (D); Eddie Pashinski (D); Leanne Krueger-Braneky (D); Jason Dawkins (D); Curtis Thomas (D); Donna Bullock (D); Kevin Boyle (D); Tina Davis (D); Stephen Kinsey (D); Michael O'Brien (D); William Keller (D); Carolyn Comitta (D); Michael Driscoll (D); Mary Jo Daley (D); Gregory Vitali (D); Joanna McClinton (D); Stephen McCarter (D); Jake Wheatley (D); Adam Ravenstahl (D); Daniel Deasy (D); Rosita Youngblood (D); Peter Schweyer (D); Robert Freeman (D); Christopher Quinn (R); Brian Kirkland (D); Timothy Briggs (D); Maureen Madden (D); Patrick Harkins (D); John Taylor (R); Angel Cruz (D); Carol Hill-Evans (D); Thomas Caltagirone (D); James Roebuck (D); Matthew Bradford (D); Jordan Harris (D); John Galloway (D); Daniel McNeill (D); Harry Lewis (R); Stephen Samuelson (D); Mike Carroll (D); Warren Kampf (R); Patty Kim (D); Isabella Fitzgerald (D); Daniel Miller (D); Paul Costa (D); Emilio Vazquez (D); Duane Milne (R); Morgan Cephas (D); Eric Roe (R); Pamela DeLissio (D); Margo Davidson (D); Todd Stephens (R); Stephen Barrar (R); Timothy Hennessey (R); Thomas Murt (R); Jeanne McNeill (D); Gene DiGirolamo (R); Michael Corr (R); Kate Harper (R); Helen Tai (D)

Chamber Date Action
House May 18, 2017 Referred to JUDICIARY
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced not available state bill text bill text
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes Absent Passed Rating Comments
06/20/2018 4 12 0 No
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