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41 total bills, 31 anti-gun bills,
9 pro-gun bills for this session

Proposed Pennsylvania Senate Legislation

2023-2024 Session2021-2022 Session2019-2020 Session2017-2018 Session2015-2016 Session2013-2014 Session

this is an anti-gun bill

SR23

Title: Recognizing the week of February 1 through 7, 2023, as "Gun Violence Survivors Week" in Pennsylvania.

Description: A Resolution recognizing the week of February 1 through 7, 2023, as "Gun Violence Survivors Week" in Pennsylvania.

Last Action: Referred to RULES AND EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB48

Title: In general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons and for possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in court facility; in assault, further providing for assault of law enforcement officer and for discharge of firearm into an occupied structure; in theft and related offenses, further providing for definitions; in riot, disorderly conduct and related offenses, further providing for prohibiting of paramilitary training; in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for firearms not to be carried without a license and for prohibited conduct during emergency, providing for 3-D printed firearms and further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, for firearm sales surcharge, for registration of firearms, for licensing of dealers and for abandonment of firearms, weapons or ammunition.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons and for possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in court facility; in assault, further providing for assault of law enforcement officer and for discharge of firearm into an occupied structure; in theft and related offenses, further providing for definitions; in riot, disorderly conduct and related offenses, further providing for prohibiting of paramilitary training; in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for firearms not to be carried without a license and for prohibited conduct during emergency, providing for 3-D printed firearms and further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, for firearm sales surcharge, for registration of firearms, for licensing of dealers and for abandonment of firearms, weapons or ammunition.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB49

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions.

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

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SR51

Title: A Concurrent Resolution directing the Congress of the United States to call for an amendment convention pursuant to Article V of the Constitution of the United States that shall be entitled the Countermand Amendment Convention and limited to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to grant state legislatures authority to countermand and rescind any mandate issued by any branch of the Federal Government or its agencies that encroaches on states' rights and the personal liberties of their citizens.

Description: A Concurrent Resolution directing the Congress of the United States to call for an amendment convention pursuant to Article V of the Constitution of the United States that shall be entitled the Countermand Amendment Convention and limited to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to grant state legislatures authority to countermand and rescind any mandate issued by any branch of the Federal Government or its agencies that encroaches on states' rights and the personal liberties of their citizens.

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: March 14, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SR52

Title: A Concurrent Resolution establishing a delegation to represent the Commonwealth at the Amendment Convention pursuant to Article V of the Constitution of the United States entitled the Article V Amendment Convention and limited to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to grant State Legislatures authority to countermand and rescind any mandate issued by any Branch of the Federal Government or their agencies that encroach on states' rights and the personal liberties of their citizens.

Description: A Concurrent Resolution establishing a delegation to represent the Commonwealth at the Amendment Convention pursuant to Article V of the Constitution of the United States entitled the Article V Amendment Convention and limited to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to grant State Legislatures authority to countermand and rescind any mandate issued by any Branch of the Federal Government or their agencies that encroach on states' rights and the personal liberties of their citizens.

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: March 14, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB53

Title: In inchoate crimes, providing for the offense of possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in public recreation area.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in inchoate crimes, providing for the offense of possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in public recreation area.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB57

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB60

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

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; and abrogating a regulation.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB65

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for firearms not to be carried without a license and for licenses, providing for firearm eligibility license, for application for firearm eligibility license, for fee and qualification, for investigations and training course and for issuance and terms and further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, for Pennsylvania State Police, for proof of license and exception and for administrative regulations; and making editorial changes.

Description: An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses), 23 (Domestic Relations) and 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for firearms not to be carried without a license and for licenses, providing for firearm eligibility license, for application for firearm eligibility license, for fee and qualification, for investigations and training course and for issuance and terms and further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, for Pennsylvania State Police, for proof of license and exception and for administrative regulations; and making editorial changes.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SR77

Title: A Concurrent Resolution petitioning the Congress of the United States to call a Convention for proposing amendments pursuant to Article V of the Constitution of the United States limited to proposing amendments that impose fiscal restraints on the Federal Government, limit the power and jurisdiction of the Federal Government and limit the terms of office for its officials and for members of Congress.

Description: A Concurrent Resolution petitioning the Congress of the United States to call a Convention for proposing amendments pursuant to Article V of the Constitution of the United States limited to proposing amendments that impose fiscal restraints on the Federal Government, limit the power and jurisdiction of the Federal Government and limit the terms of office for its officials and for members of Congress.

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: March 15, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SR118

Title: Designating the month of June 2023 as "Gun Violence Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania in recognition of this public safety and public health issue and in commemoration of the lives lost to gun violence in this Commonwealth.

Description: A Resolution designating the month of June 2023 as "Gun Violence Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania in recognition of this public safety and public health issue and in commemoration of the lives lost to gun violence in this Commonwealth.

Last Action: Referred to RULES AND EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS

Last Action Date: May 17, 2023

this is an pro-gun bill

SB192

Title: In sales and use tax, excluding from sales and use tax all equipment and devices which prohibit a firearm from being fired without a key or combination.

Description: An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in sales and use tax, excluding from sales and use tax all equipment and devices which prohibit a firearm from being fired without a key or combination.

Last Action: Referred to FINANCE

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB200

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for assault weapons and large capacity magazines and establishing the Firearms and Ammunition Buyback Program and the Pennsylvania State Police Buyback Fund.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for assault weapons and large capacity magazines and establishing the Firearms and Ammunition Buyback Program and the Pennsylvania State Police Buyback Fund.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: May 8, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB204

Title: In actions, proceedings and other matters generally, providing for extreme risk protection orders.

Description: An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in actions, proceedings and other matters generally, providing for extreme risk protection orders.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

this is an pro-gun bill

SB212

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for the Firearms License Validation System.

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

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB214

Title: Amending the title of the act; further providing for definitions; and providing for identification of assault weapons manufacturers, for required actions related to assault weapons manufacturers and for reporting relating to assault weapons manufacturers.

Description: An Act amending the act of July 2, 2010 (P.L.266, No.44), known as the Protecting Pennsylvania's Investments Act, amending the title of the act; further providing for definitions; and providing for identification of assault weapons manufacturers, for required actions related to assault weapons manufacturers and for reporting relating to assault weapons manufacturers.

Last Action: Referred to FINANCE

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB220

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

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SR225

Title: A Concurrent Resolution calling for a convention under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to consider amendments that limit the number of terms that members of Congress may serve.

Description: A Concurrent Resolution calling for a convention under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to consider amendments that limit the number of terms that members of Congress may serve.

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: January 29, 2024

this is an anti-gun bill

SR236

Title: Recognizing the week of January 22 through 26, 2024, as "Gun Violence Survivors Week" in Pennsylvania.

Description: A Resolution recognizing the week of January 22 through 26, 2024, as "Gun Violence Survivors Week" in Pennsylvania.

Last Action: Referred to RULES AND EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS

Last Action Date: February 12, 2024

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SR266

Title: Recognizing April 12, 2024, as the 160th anniversary of the Fort Pillow Massacre, in honor of the fallen soldiers who lost their lives during this battle.

Description: A Resolution recognizing April 12, 2024, as the 160th anniversary of the Fort Pillow Massacre, in honor of the fallen soldiers who lost their lives during this battle.

Last Action: Referred to RULES AND EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS

Last Action Date: April 12, 2024

this is an anti-gun bill

SB281

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for firearm safety certificate and establishing the Firearm Safety and Enforcement Fund.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for firearm safety certificate and establishing the Firearm Safety and Enforcement Fund.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

this is an pro-gun bill

SB357

Title: In inchoate crimes, further providing for the offense of possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in court facility; in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for relinquishment of firearms and firearm licenses by convicted persons, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license and relating to carrying loaded weapons other than firearms, providing for license not required, further providing for prohibited conduct during emergency, repealing provisions relating to carrying firearms on public streets or public property in Philadelphia, providing for sportsman's firearm permit and further providing for licenses, for sale or transfer of firearms, for antique firearms and for proof of license and exception; in protection from abuse, further providing for relief; in hunting and furtaking, further providing for cooperation after lawfully killing big game; and, in protection of property and persons, further providing for loaded firearms in vehicles.

Description: An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses), 23 (Domestic Relations) and 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in inchoate crimes, further providing for the offense of possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in court facility; in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for relinquishment of firearms and firearm licenses by convicted persons, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license and relating to carrying loaded weapons other than firearms, providing for license not required, further providing for prohibited conduct during emergency, repealing provisions relating to carrying firearms on public streets or public property in Philadelphia, providing for sportsman's firearm permit and further providing for licenses, for sale or transfer of firearms, for antique firearms and for proof of license and exception; in protection from abuse, further providing for relief; in hunting and furtaking, further providing for cooperation after lawfully killing big game; and, in protection of property and persons, further providing for loaded firearms in vehicles.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: March 14, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB424

Title: In general principles of justification, further providing for use of force in self-protection.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general principles of justification, further providing for use of force in self-protection.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: March 14, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB427

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for safe storage of firearm when not in use; and imposing penalties.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for safe storage of firearm when not in use; and imposing penalties.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: March 14, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB431

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for safe storage of firearm when residing with a person not to possess a firearm; and imposing penalties.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for safe storage of firearm when residing with a person not to possess a firearm; and imposing penalties.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: March 14, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB457

Title: In minors, providing for the offense of access to firearms by minors; and imposing penalties.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in minors, providing for the offense of access to firearms by minors; and imposing penalties.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: March 14, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB461

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for report of theft or loss of firearm; and imposing a penalty.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for report of theft or loss of firearm; and imposing a penalty.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: March 14, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB536

Title: In inchoate crimes, providing for the offense of possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in municipal building.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in inchoate crimes, providing for the offense of possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in municipal building.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: March 28, 2023

this is an pro-gun bill

SB551

Title: Providing that any Federal action that attempts to register, restrict or ban a firearm or accessory, or to limit, inhibit or regulate the ownership of magazines in this Commonwealth shall be unenforceable in this Commonwealth; and imposing penalties.

Description: An Act providing that any Federal action that attempts to register, restrict or ban a firearm or accessory, or to limit, inhibit or regulate the ownership of magazines in this Commonwealth shall be unenforceable in this Commonwealth; and imposing penalties.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: April 19, 2023

this is an pro-gun bill

SB556

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for registration of firearms; and imposing penalties.

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

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: September 14, 2023

this is an pro-gun bill

SB632

Title: In school security, providing for school safety form.

Description: An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school security, providing for school safety form.

Last Action: Referred to EDUCATION

Last Action Date: April 28, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB637

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.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: May 1, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB641

Title: Providing for individuals to voluntarily register for the Pennsylvania Do-Not-Sell List maintained by the Pennsylvania State Police, for firearms not to be in the possession of a registrant and for advertising by the Department of Health; and imposing penalties.

Description: An Act providing for individuals to voluntarily register for the Pennsylvania Do-Not-Sell List maintained by the Pennsylvania State Police, for firearms not to be in the possession of a registrant and for advertising by the Department of Health; and imposing penalties.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: May 1, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB672

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions and for possession of firearm by minor; and making editorial changes.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions and for possession of firearm by minor; and making editorial changes.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: May 2, 2023

this is an pro-gun bill

SB680

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for licenses.

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

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: May 15, 2023

this is an pro-gun bill

SB698

Title: In hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for license requirements.

Description: An Act amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for license requirements.

Last Action: Referred to GAME AND FISHERIES

Last Action Date: May 15, 2023

this is an pro-gun bill

SB779

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

Description: An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ammunition.

Last Action: Referred to LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: June 14, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB788

Title: In sentencing, providing for sentences for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms.

Description: An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, providing for sentences for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: June 14, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB811

Title: A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, providing for powers reserved to the people.

Description: A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, providing for powers reserved to the people.

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: June 23, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB903

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition; and, in home rule and optional plan government, repealing provisions relating to limitation on municipal powers.

Description: An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition; and, in home rule and optional plan government, repealing provisions relating to limitation on municipal powers.

Last Action: Referred to LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: September 7, 2023

this is an anti-gun bill

SB908

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for the offense of persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for sale or transfer of firearms, for Pennsylvania State Police, for firearm sales surcharge, for retail dealer required to be licensed and for licensing of dealers and providing for ammunition purchase authorization permits and for transporting ammunition into this Commonwealth; establishing the Ammunition Safety and Enforcement Fund; and making editorial changes.

Description: An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses), 23 (Domestic Relations) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for the offense of persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for sale or transfer of firearms, for Pennsylvania State Police, for firearm sales surcharge, for retail dealer required to be licensed and for licensing of dealers and providing for ammunition purchase authorization permits and for transporting ammunition into this Commonwealth; establishing the Ammunition Safety and Enforcement Fund; and making editorial changes.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: September 7, 2023

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