Senate Judiciary Committee
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | 10:30 a.m.
East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B
Meeting to consider HB 979 and HB 1096
HB 979 (Dowling), Amends Title 18 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes to provide that a person adversely impacted by a local regulation of firearms or ammunition, where the local regulation was promulgated or enforced in violation of state law, may seek specified relief or damages attributable to the local regulation. Amends Title 53 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes to confirm that the laws of the Commonwealth regulating firearms or ammunition preempt and supersede any local regulation of firearms or ammunition.
HB 1096 (Kauffman), Amends Title 18 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes to allow a victim of the sex trade to bring a civil action in a court located where the alleged violations occurred.