According to an article on Philly.com, a Pennsylvania House Bill passed yesterdat that would increase the penalties for individuals convicted of possessing a gun with an altered serial number. The bill had a number of other provisions related to firearms and passed the House 200-0. (Mark Scolforo, Greater penalty for having gun with altered serial number passes, Philly.com, Apr. 8, 2008, available at http://www.philly.com/philly/wires/ap/news/state/pennsylvania/20080407_ap_greaterpenaltyforhavinggunwithalteredserialnumberpasses.html)