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05/25/2024 05:49 PM
Pennsylvania General Assembly
https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billInfo/AmendingLegis.cfm?Title=18&SessYear=2023&SessInd=0
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2023-2024 Legislation Amending Title 18

These bills amend Title 18 (Crimes And Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes. To view a list of all statutes that amend this act, visit the Chronological History.

# of House Bills: 140 # of Senate Bills: 77
Bill Sponsor Memo
House Bill 28
Rep. STRUZZI
Cody’s Law to Protect Those That Cannot Protect Themselves (Former HB 185)
House Bill 47
Rep. MERCURI
Protecting Schools from Predators
House Bill 63
Rep. MAJOR
Preemption Legislation (former HB 979)
House Bill 95
Rep. BULLOCK
Increased Fines for Littering and Dumping
House Bill 131 Requiring Politicians to Clean Up After Themselves
House Bill 150
Rep. ORTITAY
Problem Gambling Evaluation for Trespassing While on a Gaming Self-Exclusion List
House Bill 154
Rep. ORTITAY
Repealing and Replacing Pennsylvania’s Gun Background Check System and Improving the Reporting of PFA’s
House Bill 192 Eliminating Three-Strikes Felonies for Retail Theft
House Bill 209
Rep. GLEIM
Removing Obscene Material from Our School Libraries (prior HB 2815)
House Bill 217 Firearms on Local Government Property
House Bill 222 Animal Abuse: Ear Cropping
House Bill 226
Rep. PARKER
Voluntary No Firearm Purchase List
House Bill 232 Prohibiting Cooperation with Out-of-State Criminal Abortion Investigations
House Bill 268 Prohibition on Fee to Remove Booking Photographs
House Bill 297
Rep. KULIK
Harassment of a Sports Official
House Bill 320 Heartbeat Bill (Former HB 904)
House Bill 323
Rep. STAATS
Upskirting: Justice for Children Victimized in Schools and Elsewhere (Former HB 163)
House Bill 335
Rep. SANCHEZ
Ban on Multi-Burst Trigger Activators
House Bill 336
Rep. SANCHEZ
Banning Future Sales of Assault Weapons
House Bill 337
Rep. SANCHEZ
Establishing a 72-Hour Waiting Period for Firearm Purchases
House Bill 338
Rep. SANCHEZ
Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms
House Bill 355 Destroying Confiscated or Recovered Firearms
House Bill 375 Electronic Submission of Sexually Explicit Images
House Bill 376 Fertility Fraud and Deception
House Bill 387
Rep. HEFFLEY
Benefit Transfer Device Fraud
House Bill 394 Reforming Venue for Human Trafficking
House Bill 400 Theft of Plastics
House Bill 416
Rep. POWELL
Prohibiting Remote Stalking
House Bill 428
Rep. HOWARD
Ensuring Reproductive Rights
House Bill 449 Animal Kidnapping
House Bill 465
Rep. KINSEY
Prohibiting Weapons at Public Demonstrations
House Bill 467
Rep. KINSEY
Academic Integrity: Creating the Offense of Academic Fraud
House Bill 475 Sky Lantern Fire Safety
House Bill 483
Rep. SOLOMON
Gun Violence Task Force
House Bill 508 Legislation Prohibiting the Declawing of Cats
House Bill 521
Rep. NEILSON
Defining Slot Machines
House Bill 529
Rep. McNEILL
Animal Cruelty: Transporting Dogs (former HB2415)
House Bill 530
Rep. McNEILL
Animal Cruelty: Restrictions on Ownership (Former HB459)
House Bill 539
Rep. NEILSON
Protecting School Crossing Guards (formerly HB 1579)
House Bill 566 Concealed Firearms License Fee Waiver (Prior HB 946, 2021-2022)
House Bill 586
Rep. KINSEY
Encoded Ammunition
House Bill 596 Prosecuting Felons in Possession of Guns in Philadelphia
House Bill 607 The Animal Welfare Cooperation Act
House Bill 637
Rep. SANCHEZ
Prohibition of the LGBTQ+ Panic Defense
House Bill 644
Rep. BULLOCK
Prohibiting Weapons in Public Parks
House Bill 689
Rep. HARRIS
House Bill 690
Rep. KINKEAD
Permit to Purchase Firearms
House Bill 696
Rep. MARCELL
Theft of Mail (Former HB 1051)
House Bill 712
Rep. WARREN
Lost and Stolen Firearms
House Bill 713
Rep. WARREN
Safe Storage of Firearms
House Bill 714
Rep. WARREN
Background Checks for Firearms
House Bill 731
Rep. PARKER
Safe Storage Requirements for Long Guns
House Bill 736
Rep. BOYLE
Expanding Hate Crime Laws
House Bill 737
Rep. BOYLE
Background Checks for Firearms Dealers
House Bill 738
Rep. BOYLE
Limiting the Capacity of Large Capacity Magazines
House Bill 743
Rep. ABNEY
Unified Criminal Justice Data Collection (Former HB2670)
House Bill 748
Rep. BONNER
Enforcement of State Law (Prior HB 2358)
House Bill 750
Rep. BONNER
Wiretap Act Consumer Protection Exception (Prior HB 1985)
House Bill 753
Rep. BONNER
Pain Control for the Unborn
House Bill 766
Rep. PARKER
Closing the Gun Show Loophole
House Bill 774 Protecting Firearms Purchase Data (Former HB 1491)
House Bill 776
Rep. CEPHAS
Prohibiting Undetectable Firearms (Formerly House Bill 414 of 2021-2022)
House Bill 777
Rep. CEPHAS
Banning “Ghost Gun” Parts (Former HB1966 of 2021-2022)
House Bill 810 Prohibiting Spousal Notice in Abortions
House Bill 821
Rep. GIRAL
Statewide Gun Buyback Program
House Bill 838
Rep. HOWARD
Preventing Financial Exploitation
House Bill 898
Rep. PARKER
Raising the Minimum Age to Purchase and Possess a Firearm to 21
House Bill 912 Prohibiting Firearms in Court Buildings
House Bill 999
Rep. RABB
Repealing Pennsylvania's Death Penalty
House Bill 1018
Rep. O'MARA
Extreme Risk Protection Orders (former House Bill 1903)
House Bill 1024
Rep. FRANKEL
Anti-Hate Crimes Package
House Bill 1027
Rep. FRANKEL
Anti-Hate Crimes Package
House Bill 1063 Combating Deepfake Sexual Exploitation
House Bill 1066 PA Instant Check System to Verify Immigration Status
House Bill 1069
Rep. METZGAR
State Correctional Institutions Safety Reform
House Bill 1078
Rep. DELLOSO
Failure to Report a Dead Body (Formerly HB1911)
House Bill 1081 Raising the Age to Purchase a Semi-Automatic Assault Rifle to 21
House Bill 1102
Rep. CIRESI
Community Service Option for All Littering Violations
House Bill 1112 Animal-Drawn Carriages
House Bill 1114 Banning Traveling Animal Acts in Pennsylvania
House Bill 1117
Rep. BRENNAN
Restricting “Cop Killer” Bullets
House Bill 1119
Rep. HOWARD
Hate Crimes Against the Disabled (previously HB487)
House Bill 1121
Rep. HOWARD
Getting Guns Off Our Streets (formerly HB2688)
House Bill 1157
Rep. SCOTT
Mental Health Reporting Requirements
House Bill 1161
Rep. McNEILL
Prohibiting the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products
House Bill 1176 Ending Illegal Firearm Trafficking in Pennsylvania
House Bill 1181
Rep. PARKER
Fair Criminal Record Screening Act
House Bill 1187
Rep. RABB
Modernizing the definitions section of Chapter 21 of the PA Crime Code
House Bill 1189
Rep. RABB
Establishing an Automatic Inflation Adjustment for Criminal Offense Grading
House Bill 1190 3D-Printed Firearms
House Bill 1194 Funding for Family Planning Providers
House Bill 1229 Felony for Falsely Reported Threats or Emergencies toward Schools
House Bill 1250
Rep. KINSEY
Firearm Safety Certificate
House Bill 1278
Rep. PIELLI
Wiretap Act Legislation
House Bill 1298 Fitzgerald’s Law – Protecting Our Law Enforcement Officers (Final Draft)
House Bill 1302
Rep. SIEGEL
Prohibiting Firearms in the Capitol
House Bill 1320 Beagle Freedom Bills
House Bill 1321
Rep. KEEFER
Holding Bad Law Enforcement Actors Accountable
House Bill 1324
Rep. KRUEGER
Co-Sponsorship: Prohibiting Wildlife Trafficking in Pennsylvania
House Bill 1326
Rep. OWLETT
Drug Delivery Resulting in Death Legislation
House Bill 1357
Rep. PARKER
Improving the Pennsylvania Instant Check System (PICS)
House Bill 1373
Rep. MERSKI
Unauthorized Dissemination of Artificially Generated Impersonations or Deepfakes
House Bill 1375
Rep. RABB
Reconciling State and Federal Third Degree Misdemeanor Sentencing Law
House Bill 1444
Rep. KUTZ
Authorizing Body Cameras for Parole Agents
House Bill 1475
Rep. WARREN
Cruelty to Animals - Ending Live Pigeon Shoots
House Bill 1563 Requiring Identification to Enter Gun Shows
House Bill 1629
Rep. BRIGGS
Protecting Children from Accidental Firearm Injuries and Deaths
House Bill 1635 Help Make our Roadways Safer for Motorcycles & Bicycles
House Bill 1660
Rep. GREGORY
Unlawful Contact with Minor
House Bill 1689
Rep. KHAN
Youth Sentencing and the Developing Brain
House Bill 1700
House Bill 1704
Rep. RABB
Amending CHRIA to Ensure Disclosure of Public Health and Community Safety Risks
House Bill 1741
Rep. RABB
Automatic Expungement of Criminal History After a Pardon
House Bill 1744
Rep. GREGORY
Catch a Sexual Predator Amendment to the Wire Tap Act
House Bill 1753
Rep. PIELLI
Combatting AI-Generated Child Sexual Abuse Material
House Bill 1782
Rep. KLUNK
Updating PA Law to Correctly Recognize Child Pornography as Child Sex Abuse Material
House Bill 1847
Rep. D'ORSIE
Increasing grading on corruption of minor charges in cases where the perpetrator is a person of authority.
House Bill 1852
Rep. RABB
Empowering law enforcement to fight gun violence at the point of sale
House Bill 1859
Rep. BRIGGS
Preventing Convicted Felons from Obtaining Illegal Firearms
House Bill 1900
Rep. MAKO
Amending Title 18 - Drug Delivery Resulting in Death
House Bill 1909
Rep. WARNER
Allowing for the Death Penalty or Chemical Castration of Child Rapists
House Bill 1920 Adopting a Public Health Approach to Tobacco Use in Schools
House Bill 2004 Sheriff Legislation
House Bill 2042
Rep. DUNBAR
Skill Games Legislation
House Bill 2056 Coverage for Abortion in Commonwealth Insurance Policies
House Bill 2077
Rep. BRENNAN
Firearms at Polling Places
House Bill 2135
Rep. DAWKINS
Parole Eligibility Expansion for Life Sentences (HB135 from 2021-2022)
House Bill 2139
Rep. WARREN
House Bill 2143
Rep. COOPER
Requiring Age Verification To Pornographic Websites To Prevent Children From Gaining Access
House Bill 2163 Mandatory Sentences for Fentanyl Delivery
House Bill 2170
Rep. PIELLI
Protecting Our Hospital Security Employees
House Bill 2171
Rep. WAXMAN
Decriminalizing HIV in Pennsylvania
House Bill 2181
Rep. WARNER
Amend Title 18 (Crimes Code) to Create the Offense of Child Torture
House Bill 2206
Rep. BELLMON
Electronic Records of Firearm Sales
House Bill 2214
Rep. WHITE
Minimum Bail Requirement for Assaulting a Law Enforcement Officer
House Bill 2227 Affirmative Defense for Survivors of Human Trafficking
House Bill 2237 Homeowner Protection & Squatter Eviction Act
House Bill 2249
Rep. JOZWIAK
Assault of a First Responder
House Bill 2296
Rep. BRIGGS
Felony Murder
House Bill 2304
Rep. HOWARD
Reproductive Freedom Act
Senate Bill 44
Sen. DUSH
Ensuring Victims of Human Trafficking Have Access to Services
Senate Bill 48
Sen. HUGHES
3D-printed Firearms and Undetectable Firearms
Senate Bill 49
Sen. HUGHES
3D-printed Firearms and Undetectable Firearms
Senate Bill 53
Sen. HUGHES
Weapons in Public Parks
Senate Bill 56
Sen. HUGHES
Requiring a Firearms Safety or Training Course as a Condition of Obtaining a Concealed Carry Permit
Senate Bill 57
Sen. HUGHES
Adding Additional Disqualifying Criminal Convictions to the Uniform Firearms Act
Senate Bill 60
Sen. HUGHES
Universal Background Checks
Senate Bill 63
Sen. KEARNEY
Hate-Based Intimidation
Senate Bill 65
Sen. HAYWOOD
Permit to Purchase Legislation
Senate Bill 68
Sen. HUGHES
Community Service for Convictions Relating to Underage Drinking
Senate Bill 73 Assault on Public Transportation Employees
Senate Bill 78
Sen. HUGHES
False reports of ‘criminal activity’ based on race or ethnicity
Senate Bill 88
Sen. MUTH
Expanding Post Conviction Relief for Victims of Human Trafficking
Senate Bill 110
Sen. STEFANO
Castle Doctrine Expansion
Senate Bill 113 Hate Crimes Against Law Enforcement and First Responders
Senate Bill 135
Sen. STREET
Parole Eligibility for Life Sentences
Senate Bill 159 Unauthorized Use of an Electronic Tracking Device
Senate Bill 170
Sen. BAKER
Juvenile Justice Task Force Report Recommendations 2, 5, 16, 23
Senate Bill 186
Sen. J. WARD
Updating Pennsylvania's Statutes to Fight Exploitation of Children
Senate Bill 200 Assault Weapons Ban
Senate Bill 212 Protecting the Rights of Concealed Carry Permit Holders Traveling Across State Lines
Senate Bill 220
Sen. HUGHES
Imposing Strict Liability on Sales or Transfers of Firearms in Violation of the Uniform Firearms Act
Senate Bill 235 Tyler’s Law: Imposing Tougher Penalties on Fentanyl Dealers
Senate Bill 260 Body Camera Authorization for Parole Agents
Senate Bill 267
Sen. BROOKS
Adding Urgent Care Centers to the Safe Haven Law
Senate Bill 281
Sen. MUTH
Firearms Safety Training
Senate Bill 289 Monument Protection Legislation
Senate Bill 357
Sen. DUSH
Constitutional Carry of a Firearm
Senate Bill 424 Repealing Pennsylvania's "Stand Your Ground" Law
Senate Bill 427 Safe Storage of Firearms
Senate Bill 431 Safe Storage of Firearms
Senate Bill 457 Protecting Children from Accidental Gun Injuries and Deaths
Senate Bill 461 Lost and Stolen Gun Reporting
Senate Bill 527
Sen. FARRY
Cracking Down on Porch Pirating
Senate Bill 529 Duty to Assist
Senate Bill 533 Increased Penalties for Drug Delivery around Recovery Houses
Senate Bill 536
Sen. BOSCOLA
Checking-In of Firearms in Municipal Buildings
Senate Bill 556
Sen. DUSH
Preventing Financial Institutions from Tracking Second Amendment Activities
Senate Bill 563 Safeguarding the Commonwealth from Ransomware Attacks
Senate Bill 596
Sen. ARGALL
Fighting Back Against Organized Retail Theft
Senate Bill 598
Sen. BAKER
Wiretap Act Extension
Senate Bill 600
Sen. MUTH
Death Penalty Repeal
Senate Bill 627 Drug Prevention, Recovery, and Enforcement
Senate Bill 637 Establishing a 72-Hour Waiting Period for All Firearm Transfers
Senate Bill 639
Sen. KANE
Wiretap Law Amendments – Home Security Systems
Senate Bill 649
Sen. COSTA
Hate Crimes Prevention and Victims' Rights Package
Senate Bill 651
Sen. COSTA
Hate Crimes Prevention and Victims' Rights Package
Senate Bill 672
Sen. KANE
Reasonable and Responsible Firearm Purchasing Rules
Senate Bill 680
Sen. BROOKS
Waiving the License to Carry Firearm Application Fee for Active Military and Honorably Discharged Veterans
Senate Bill 695
Sen. DILLON
Increased Penalties for Firearm "Straw Purchasers"
Senate Bill 697
Sen. STREET
Protecting Our Sacred Spaces
Senate Bill 703
Sen. COMITTA
Protection of Dogs and Cats
Senate Bill 747
Sen. BOSCOLA
Sky Lantern Tethering
Senate Bill 758
Sen. MUTH
The Animal Welfare Cooperation Act
Senate Bill 771
Sen. COMITTA
Hate Crimes Against Disabled
Senate Bill 779 Pennsylvania Preemption Statute Regarding Firearms and Ammunition
Senate Bill 812
Sen. HUGHES
Swatting legislation
Senate Bill 819
Sen. YAW
Power Grid Legislation
Senate Bill 842
Sen. DILLON
Harassment Protections for Sports Officials
Senate Bill 852
Sen. BAKER
Clean Slate Expansion
Senate Bill 890
Sen. DUSH
Affirmative Defense for Victims of Human Trafficking
Senate Bill 902
Sen. COLLETT
Prohibition of the LGBTQ+ Panic Defense
Senate Bill 903
Sen. COLLETT
Local Regulation of Firearms
Senate Bill 908
Sen. HAYWOOD
Requiring Background Checks to Purchase Ammunition
Senate Bill 909
Sen. KANE
Protect Children by Requiring Identification for Ammunition Purchases
Senate Bill 944 Automatic Expungement of Criminal History After a Pardon
Senate Bill 969 Illegal Gambling Devices
Senate Bill 975
Sen. BROOKS
New Felony Criminal Penalties for False Reports of Emergency Threats towards Educational Facilities
Senate Bill 983 Death Penalty for Convicted Human Traffickers of Children
Senate Bill 1021
Sen. DILLON
Addressing the Problem of Unattended Minors at Casinos
Senate Bill 1030
Sen. VOGEL
Increasing Penalties for Fentanyl Distribution Involving Minors
Senate Bill 1045
Sen. KANE
Responsible Artificial Intelligence Use Package – Policies and Guidelines for Commonwealth Use and Unauthorized Dissemination of Artificially Generated Impersonation
Senate Bill 1083
Sen. BOSCOLA
Protecting Kids from AI Exploitation
Senate Bill 1122
Sen. HUGHES
Decriminalizing HIV in Pennsylvania
Senate Bill 1142
Sen. FARRY
Parity of Gaming Across the Commonwealth
Senate Bill 1146 Amending the Uniform Firearms Act
Senate Bill 1178
Sen. COMITTA
Prohibition of Declawing Cats