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PRINTER'S NO. 2703
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
1777
Session of
2015
INTRODUCED BY SACCONE, MILLARD, JAMES, WARD, DIAMOND, STEPHENS,
BLOOM, GIBBONS, EVANKOVICH, REESE, ZIMMERMAN AND JOZWIAK,
JANUARY 5, 2016
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY, JANUARY 5, 2016
AN ACT
Amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the
Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in judgments and other
liens, further providing for exemption of particular
property.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 8124(a) of the Title 42 of the
Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes is amended by adding a
paragraph to read:
§ 8124. Exemption of particular property.
(a) Goods.--The following personal property of the judgment
debtor shall be exempt from attachment or execution on a
judgment:
(1) Wearing apparel.
(2) Bibles and school books.
(3) Sewing machines belonging to seamstresses or used
and owned by private families, but not including sewing
machines kept for sale or hire.
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(4) Uniforms and accoutrements as provided by 51 Pa.C.S.
§ 4103 (relating to exemption of uniforms and equipment).
(5) No more than three firearms, as defined in 18
Pa.C.S. § 6102 (relating to definitions), and ammunition for
each.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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