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Pennsylvania Gun Control Laws

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Code SectionTit. 18 §§908, 6105, 6110, 6111
Illegal ArmsMachine gun; sawed-off shotgun; firearm specially made or adopted for concealment or silent discharge; altered manufacturer's number
Waiting Period48 hrs.
Who May Not Own1. Convicted of felony, crime of violence; 2. No delivery to persons under 18 yrs.; 3. If you have reason to believe convicted of crime of violence; drug addict; habitual drunkard; unsound mind 4. Fugitive from justice 5. Incompetent 6. Illegal Alien; 7. Convicted of DUI on 3 separate occasions within a 5-year period; 8. Subject of an active protection from abuse order.
Law Prohibiting Firearms On or Near School GroundsMisdemeanor. 912

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