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Pennsylvania: Emergency Powers Bill Scheduled for Committee Vote!

Friday, February 1, 2008

Senate Bill 1172, Pennsylvania’s “Emergency Powers” legislation, sponsored by State Senator Robert Robbins (R-50), has been scheduled for a vote in the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee on Tuesday, February 5, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 8E-B East Wing. 

SB 1172 would protect our Second Amendment rights by prohibiting any government agency from confiscating or regulating the lawful sale, possession, transfer, transport and carry of firearms during a state of emergency, such as occurred in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. 

Please contact the members of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee TODAY and respectfully urge them to support SB 1172. 

The contact information for committee members is listed below:

 

State Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), Chair

(717) 787-7428

lbaker@pasen.gov

 

State Senator Robert D. Robbins (R-50), Vice Chair

(717) 787-1322

rrobbins@pasen.gov

 

State Senator Andrew E. Dinniman (D-19), Minority Chair

(717) 787-5709

andydinniman@pasenate.com

 

State Senator Joseph B. Scarnati III (R-25), ex-officio

(717) 787-7084

jscarnati@pasen.gov

 

State Senator Terry L. Punt (R-33)

(717) 787-4651

tpunt@pasen.gov

 

State Senator Robert M. Tomlinson (R-6)

(717) 787-5072

rtomlinson@pasen.gov

 

State Senator Michael L. Waugh (R-28)

(717) 787-3817

mwaugh@pasen.gov

 

State Senator Donald C. White (R-41)

(717) 787-8724

dwhite@pasen.gov

 

State Senator Shirley M. Kitchen (D-3)

(717) 787-6735

kitchen@pasenate.com

 

State Senator Michael J. Stack (D-5)

(717) 787-9608

stack@pasenate.com

 

State Senator Leanna M. Washington (D-4)

(717) 787-1427

Washington@pasenate.com

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