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House of Representatives
Session of 2019 - 2020 Regular Session


Posted: January 29, 2019 10:02 AM
From: Representative Perry S. Warren
To: All House members
Subject: Safe Storage of Firearms
In the summer of 2017, Cosmo DiNardo brutally murdered four young men in Pennsylvania using a family member’s gun. DiNardo was not allowed to have a firearm due to his severe mental illness, but because Pennsylvania does not require firearms to be safely stored, four innocent people lost their lives.

My common-sense legislation would simply require firearm owners to safely store all of their firearms when residing with a person who cannot legally possess a firearm. I ask that you join me in protecting all Pennsylvanians by requiring firearm owners to be responsible in ensuring that their guns do not fall into the wrong hands.

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Introduced as HB532