Institute for Legal, Legislative and Educational Action
Report this law as non gun / weapon related
This legislation would strengthen PA Preemption law regarding the prohibition of local communities to pass their own gun laws. It also provides for reimbursement of legal fees.
Title: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ammunition.
Description: An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ammunition.
Session: 2019-2020 Regular Session
Last Action: Removed from table
Last Action Date: October 21, 2020
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19 sponsors: Wayne Langerholc (R); Joseph Scarnati (R); Michael Folmer (R); Elder Vogel (R); Camera Bartolotta (R); Kristin Phillips-Hill (R); Scott Martin (R); John Gordner (R); Kim Ward (R); Gene Yaw (R); Giovanni DiSanto (R); Scott Hutchinson (R); Michael Regan (R); James Brewster (D); Ryan Aument (R); Robert Mensch (R); Patrick Stefano (R); Mario Scavello (R); Judith Ward (R)
|Senate||Oct 21, 2020||Laid on the table|
|Senate||Oct 21, 2020||Removed from table|
|Senate||Jul 15, 2020||Laid on the table|
|Senate||Jul 15, 2020||Removed from table|
|Senate||Jun 8, 2020||Removed from table|
|Senate||Jun 8, 2020||Laid on the table|
|Senate||Apr 15, 2020||Removed from table|
|Senate||Apr 15, 2020||Laid on the table|
|Senate||Nov 21, 2019||Removed from table|
|Senate||Nov 21, 2019||Laid on the table|
|Senate||Sep 25, 2019||Laid on the table|
|Senate||Sep 25, 2019||Removed from table|
|Senate||Jun 12, 2019||Removed from table|
|Senate||Jun 12, 2019||Laid on the table|
|Senate||Apr 30, 2019||Reported as committed|
|Senate||Apr 30, 2019||First consideration|
|Senate||Apr 5, 2019||Referred to LOCAL GOVERNMENT|
|Introduced||not available||state bill text||bill text|
|Description||Vote Date||Yea Votes||Nay Votes||Absent||Passed||Rating||Comments|
|Senate Local Government: Reported as Committed||04/30/2019||7||4||0||Yes||This legislation is to strengthen firearms preemption law.|
|resort votes by: party yeas nays name|