PRINTER'S NO. 138
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY WASHINGTON, FARNESE, FONTANA, WILLIAMS AND TARTAGLIONE, JANUARY 17, 2013
REFERRED TO JUDICIARY, JANUARY 17, 2013
9§ 6111.6. Limit on handgun purchases.
17(1) A licensed firearm dealer.
18(2) A licensed firearm collector.
19(3) A law enforcement agency or an agency authorized to
1perform law enforcement duties.
2(4) State and local correctional facilities.
5(6) The purchase or sale of antique firearms.
12(ii) the police report or summary contains the name
13and address of the handgun owner, the description of the
14handgun, the location of the loss or theft, the date of
15the loss or theft and the date the loss or theft was
16reported to the law enforcement agency;
20(iv) the seller attaches an official copy of the
21police report or summary of the report to the original
22sales receipt or other document evidencing the original
23sale and retains it for the period prescribed by
24regulation of the Pennsylvania State Police.
1a felony of the third degree.
2(e) Disposition of fines collected.--The court imposing and
3collecting a fine under subsection (d) shall transfer the fines
4thus collected to the State Treasurer for deposit in the
5Violence Prevention Fund under subsection (f).
6(f) Violence Prevention Fund.--There is established in the
7General Fund a nonlapsing, restricted receipt account to be
8known as the Violence Prevention Fund. Money in the fund is
9appropriated to the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and
10Delinquency solely for purposes of violence prevention and youth
11violence prevention, including youth education and activities
12designed to prevent violence and grants to law enforcement
13agencies for equipment and training designed to prevent gun-
19(h) Handgun purchase history check.--In addition to any
20other duty prescribed by this section, a seller of a handgun
21shall request the Pennsylvania State Police to conduct a handgun
22purchase history check to investigate whether the prospective
23handgun purchaser is in compliance with this section. A handgun
24purchase history check shall be conducted in accordance with the
25procedures governing other background checks under this
26subchapter. A handgun purchase history shall be conducted at the
27same time any criminal history, juvenile delinquency or mental
28health records check is required for a firearm purchase under
29this subchapter. Information related to a handgun purchase
30provided to the Pennsylvania State Police by a seller may be
6"Handgun." Either of the following:
16"Purchase." Does not include the exchange or replacement of
17a handgun by a seller for a handgun purchased from the seller by
18the same person seeking the exchange or replacement within the
1930-day period immediately preceding the date of exchange or
21Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.