§ 2707.2. Paintball guns and paintball markers.
(a) Unlawful carrying in vehicle.--
(1) (Deleted by amendment).
(1.1) Except as set forth in paragraph (2), an individual may not carry a paintball gun or a paintball marker in a vehicle on a highway unless all of the following apply:
(i) The paintball gun or paintball marker is empty of encapsulated gelatin paintballs.
(ii) The propellant source on the paintball gun or paintball marker is disconnected, disabled or turned off.
(iii) The paintballs are stored in a separate and closed container.
(iv) The paintball gun or paintball marker is:
(A) in a secure wrapper;
(B) has a barrel-blocking device installed; or
(C) is not readily or directly accessible from the passenger compartment of the vehicle.
(2) Paragraph (1.1) does not apply to a commercial paintball field, range or course where passengers are being transported by the commercial field, range or course operator to and from designated player areas.
(a.1) Unlawful discharge of paintball gun or paintball marker.--An individual may not discharge or fire a paintball gun or paintball marker at a person who is not participating in paintball games or paintball-related recreational activities.
(b) Penalty.--A person who violates this section commits a summary offense.
(c) Definitions.--As used in this section, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings given to them in this subsection:
"Barrel-blocking device." A device which captures or prevents the discharge of an encapsulated gelatin paintball from a paintball gun or paintball marker and meets the specifications of the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) F2271-03 (Standard Specification for Paintball Marker Barrel Blocking Devices) or its successor.
"Paintball gun." A device designed and manufactured to propel, by gas or air, an encapsulated gelatin paintball.
"Paintball marker." A device designed and manufactured to propel, by gas or air, an encapsulated gelatin paintball.
(Nov. 21, 2001, P.L.846, No.87, eff. 60 days; Dec. 22, 2005, P.L.449, No.85, eff. 60 days)
Cross References. Section 2707.2 is referred to in section 6304 of this title.