Firearms Owners Against Crime

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Proposed Pennsylvania House Legislation HB420

this is an pro-gun bill   evalutation

This bill would authorize the use of a License to Carry Firearms to bypass the PICS system when outages occur. Would also require PSP to identify the source of the outage of the Instant Check System and reason(s). This is already current law the PSP are ignoring - Title 18, Section 6111 (f)(3).

Legislation Overview

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for Pennsylvania State Police.


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

Session: 2017-2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: February 10, 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'.

45 sponsors: Matthew Gabler (R); Matthew Baker (R); Stephen Bloom (R); Martin Causer (R); Dominic Costa (D); Bryan Cutler (R); Matthew Dowling (R); George Dunbar (R); Cris Dush (R); Garth Everett (R); Melinda Fee (R); Mark Gillen (R); Seth Grove (R); Christopher Harris (R); Kristin Phillips-Hill (R); Rich Irvin (R); Robert Kauffman (R); Mark Keller (R); William Kortz (D); Kurt Masser (R); Daryl Metcalfe (R); Carl Metzgar; David Millard (R); Jason Ortitay (R); Michael Peifer (R); Tina Pickett (R); Thomas Sankey (R); Curtis Sonney (R); Craig Staats (R); Will Tallman (R); Jesse Topper (R); Judith Ward (R); Ryan Warner (R); Jeff Wheeland (R); Bradley Roae (R); David Maloney (R); Russ Diamond (R); Pam Snyder (D); Joseph Emrick (R); Richard Saccone (R); Michael Reese (R); Stanley Saylor (R); Jim Christiana (R); James Marshall; Brian Ellis (R)

Chamber Date Action
House Feb 10, 2017 Referred to JUDICIARY
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There have not been any votes on this bill