proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB1091

Title: Further providing for the offense of carrying firearms on public streets or public property in Philadelphia.

Description: Further providing for the offense of carrying firearms on public streets or public property in Philadelphia. ...

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: Jun 30, 2014

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