Laws Lawyers Find Laws Legal Forms State Laws

PENNSYLVANIA STATUTES AND CODES

6120 - Limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition.

Listen
§ 6120.Limitation on the regulation of firearms andammunition.(a)General rule.--No county, municipality or township may in any manner regulate the lawful ownership, possession, transfer or transportation of firearms, ammunition or ammunition components when carried or transported for purposes not prohibited by the laws of this Commonwealth.(a.1)No right of action.--(1)No political subdivision may bring or maintain anaction at law or in equity against any firearms or ammunitionmanufacturer, trade association or dealer for damages,abatement, injunctive relief or any other relief or remedyresulting from or relating to either the lawful design ormanufacture of firearms or ammunition or the lawful marketingor sale of firearms or ammunition to the public.(2)Nothing in this subsection shall be construed toprohibit a political subdivision from bringing or maintainingan action against a firearms or ammunition manufacturer ordealer for breach of contract or warranty as to firearms orammunition purchased by the political subdivision.(b)Definitions.--As used in this section, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings given to them in this subsection:"Dealer."The term shall include any person engaged in the business of selling at wholesale or retail a firearm or ammunition."Firearms."This term shall have the meaning given to it in section 5515 (relating to prohibiting of paramilitary training) but shall not include air rifles as that term is defined in section 6304 (relating to sale and use of air rifles)."Political subdivision."The term shall include any home rule charter municipality, county, city, borough, incorporated town, township or school district. (Oct. 18, 1974, P.L.768, No.260, eff. imd.; Dec. 19, 1988, P.L.1275, No.158, eff. 180 days; Oct. 4, 1994, P.L.571, No.84, eff. 60 days; Dec. 15, 1999, P.L.915, No.59, eff. imd.)
Loading...
  • Play
  • Pause
  • Volume:
  • Mute
  • Half
  • Max
  • § 6120. Limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition. (a) General rule.--No county, municipality or township may in any manner regulate the lawful ownership, possession, transfer or transportation of firearms, ammunition or ammunition components when carried or transported for purposes not prohibited by the laws of this Commonwealth. (a.1) No right of action.-- (1) No political subdivision may bring or maintain an action at law or in equity against any firearms or ammunition manufacturer, trade association or dealer for damages, abatement, injunctive relief or any other relief or remedy resulting from or relating to either the lawful design or manufacture of firearms or ammunition or the lawful marketing or sale of firearms or ammunition to the public. (2) Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to prohibit a political subdivision from bringing or maintaining an action against a firearms or ammunition manufacturer or dealer for breach of contract or warranty as to firearms or ammunition purchased by the political subdivision. (b) Definitions.--As used in this section, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings given to them in this subsection: "Dealer." The term shall include any person engaged in the business of selling at wholesale or retail a firearm or ammunition. "Firearms." This term shall have the meaning given to it in section 5515 (relating to prohibiting of paramilitary training) but shall not include air rifles as that term is defined in section 6304 (relating to sale and use of air rifles). "Political subdivision." The term shall include any home rule charter municipality, county, city, borough, incorporated town, township or school district. (Oct. 18, 1974, P.L.768, No.260, eff. imd.; Dec. 19, 1988, P.L.1275, No.158, eff. 180 days; Oct. 4, 1994, P.L.571, No.84, eff. 60 days; Dec. 15, 1999, P.L.915, No.59, eff. imd.)

    Pennsylvania Forms by Issue

    Pennsylvania Family Forms
    Pennsylvania Name Change Forms
    Pennsylvania Tax Forms

    Pennsylvania Law

    Pennsylvania State Laws
        > Pennsylvania Child Support
        > Pennsylvania Statutes
    Pennsylvania Tax
        > Pennsylvania State Tax
    Pennsylvania Labor Laws
        > Pennsylvania Unemployment
    Pennsylvania State
        > Pennsylvania State Police
    Pennsylvania Agencies
        > Pennsylvania Department of Revenue
        > Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
        > Pennsylvania DMV
        > Pennsylvania Secretary of State

    Pennsylvania Court Map

    Operation Confirm
    Are you sure you want to delete it?
      
    Tips