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HB 2060 - Requires Surrender of Firearms in Protection Abuse Situations - Pennsylvania Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (43-5) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Surrender of Firearms in Protection Abuse Situations

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires individuals named in protection from abuse orders surrender all forms of firearms.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires an individual named in a protection from abuse order to surrender all firearms, other weapons, ammunition, and firearm licenses to an appropriate law enforcement agency (Sec. 1).

  • Classifies the failure to surrender a firearm intentionally and knowingly as a second degree misdemeanor (Sec. 1).

  • Requires surrender of firearms within a period of 24 hours following conviction (Sec. 2).

  • Authorizes an individual named in a protection from abuse order to surrender firearms to a third party who is not a member of his or her family for safekeeping (Sec. 8).

  • Specifies that the third party must be an operator at a commercial armory or an attorney at law (Sec. 8).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (131-62) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Surrender of Firearms in Protection Abuse Situations

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires individuals named in protection from abuse orders surrender all forms of firearms.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires an individual named in a protection from abuse order to surrender all firearms, other weapons, ammunition, and firearm licenses to an appropriate law enforcement agency (Sec. 1).

  • Classifies the failure to surrender a firearm intentionally and knowingly as a second degree misdemeanor (Sec. 1).

  • Requires surrender of firearms within a period of 24 hours following conviction (Sec. 2).

  • Authorizes an individual named in a protection from abuse order to surrender firearms to a third party who is not a member of his or her family for safekeeping (Sec. 8).

  • Specifies that the third party must be an operator at a commercial armory or an attorney at law (Sec. 8).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Surrender of Firearms in Protection Abuse Situations

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