November 9 (non-voting), 16
November 14, 15
Bills on the Governor’s desk
Hunting Weapons: House Bill 263 (Gabler-R-Clearfield) removing the prohibition of air, chemical or gas cylinder powered, semi-automatic weapons for hunting.
Withholding Officer Names Involved In Shootings: House Bill 1538 (White-R- Philadelphia) further providing for the release of law enforcement officer information when a firearm is discharged or force is used (House Fiscal Note and summary).
Prescription Monitoring: Senate Bill 1202 (Yaw-R-Lycoming) amending the Achieving Better Care By Monitoring All Prescriptions Program to require all licensed dispensers or prescribers regulated by the state to receive training on prescribing opioids (House Fiscal Note and summary). Signed into law as Act 124.
Independent Counsel: House Bill 1118 (Vereb-R-Montgomery) authorize the appointment of an independent counsel to investigate wrongdoing by the Attorney General and others (House Fiscal Note and summary). Signed into law as Act 131.
Firearm Use Penalty: House Bill 1496 (Stephens-R- Montgomery) increasing penalties for felons possessing firearms. Signed into law as Act 134.
(Source: Crisci Associates PA Capitol Digest)
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