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Proposed Pennsylvania House Legislation HB2258

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Makes local governments accountable for violating PA Preemption law (Title 18, Section 6120) with financial penalties for paying the legal fees for successful legal actions by citizens.

Legislation Overview

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition.


Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition.

Session: 2015-2016 Regular Session

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: September 26, 2016



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68 sponsors: Mark Keller (R); Daryl Metcalfe (R); Matthew Baker (R); Stephen Barrar (R); Stephen Bloom (R); Martin Causer (R); Dominic Costa (D); Bryan Cutler (R); Russ Diamond (R); George Dunbar (R); Cris Dush (R); Joseph Emrick (R); Melinda Fee (R); Matthew Gabler (R); Jaret Gibbons (D); Robert Godshall (R); Seth Grove (R); Ted Harhai (D); Christopher Harris (R); Doyle Heffley (R); David Hickernell (R); Kristin Phillips-Hill (R); Robert James (R); Barry Jozwiak (R); Robert Kauffman (R); Kate Klunk (R); Jerome Knowles; William Kortz (D); Harry Lewis (R); David Maloney (R); Kurt Masser (R); John McGinnis (R); Carl Metzgar; David Millard (R); Donna Oberlander (R); Jason Ortitay (R); John Payne (R); Tina Pickett (R); Jack Rader (R); Harry Readshaw (D); Richard Saccone (R); Thomas Sankey (R); Stanley Saylor (R); Curtis Sonney (R); Michael Tobash (R); Jesse Topper (R); Judith Ward (R); David Zimmerman (R); Greg Rothman (R); Tedd Nesbit (R); Paul Schemel (R); Garth Everett (R); Juliann Harhart (R); Craig Staats (R); Susan Helm (R); Bryan Barbin (D); Eric Nelson (R); Jeffrey Pyle (R); Ryan Warner (R); Jim Cox (R); Jim Christiana (R); Justin Simmons (R); James Marshall; Parke Wentling (R); Harold English (R); Jeff Wheeland (R); Frank Farry (R); Mauree Gingrich (R)

Chamber Date Action
House Sep 26, 2016 Removed from table
House Sep 20, 2016 Reported as committed
House Sep 20, 2016 First consideration
House Sep 20, 2016 Laid on the table
House Jun 27, 2016 Referred to JUDICIARY
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There have not been any votes on this bill

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