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HB 671 - Authorizes Lawsuits Against Local Governments with Gun Ordinances - Pennsylvania Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Lawsuits Against Local Governments with Gun Ordinances

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (134-53) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Lawsuits Against Local Governments with Gun Ordinances

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that specifies all state gun laws and regulations supersede local gun laws and ordinances

Highlights:

 

  • Authorizes individuals negatively affected by an ordinance, resolution, rule or practice to file for declaratory or injunctive relief and damages against a city or county in the appropriate court (Sec. 1).

  • Requires negatively affected individuals to provide 60 days notice to the defendant of their intention to file an action in order to receive an award of reasonable expenses if the court’s final determination is in favor of the adversely affected individual or if the regulation in question is rescinded, repealed, or abrogated after the filing of a suit (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Lawsuits Against Local Governments with Gun Ordinances

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