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Legal Statutes: Pennsylvania

UPDATED May 25, 2017

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Chapter 61. Protection from Abuse

back to top6108.4. Registry or database of firearm ownership

(a) Confidentiality.--Information retained to ensure compliance with this chapter and to document the return of firearms shall not be subject to access under the act of June 21, 1957 (P.L. 390, No. 212), [FN1] referred to as the Right-to-Know Law.

(b) Construction.--Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to allow a government agency or law enforcement agency, or an agent or employee of either, or any other person or entity to create, maintain or operate a database or registry of firearm ownership within this Commonwealth. However, information may be retained to ensure compliance with this chapter and to document the return of firearms.

History

2005, Nov. 10, P.L. 335, No. 66, § 9, effective in 180 days [May 9, 2006].