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File #: 180553    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COUNCIL - SECOND READING
File created: 5/24/2018 In control: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Individual Conduct and Activity," by repealing certain provisions relating to temporary removal of firearms and adding a new Chapter 10-2300, entitled "Philadelphia Gun Violence Protection," establishing procedures relating to the relinquishment or seizure of firearms from individuals who present an imminent threat of harm to the individual's own self or others, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Johnson
Indexes: GUNS, VIOLENCE
Code sections: Title 10 - REGULATION OF INDIVIDUAL CONDUCT AND ACTIVITY
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 18055301, As Amended.pdf
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Amending Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Individual Conduct and Activity," by repealing certain provisions relating to temporary removal of firearms and adding a new Chapter 10-2300, entitled "Philadelphia Gun Violence Protection," establishing procedures relating to the relinquishment or seizure of firearms from individuals who present an imminent threat of harm to the individual's own self or others, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Sections 10-836 (Temporary Removal of Firearms of Persons Posing a Risk of Imminent Personal Injury to Self or Others) and 10-836a (Temporary Removal of Firearms of Persons Posing a Risk of Imminent Personal Injury to Self or Others) of The Philadelphia Code are hereby repealed.

SECTION 2. Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 10. REGULATION OF INDIVIDUAL CONDUCT AND ACTIVITY.

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CHAPTER 10-2300. PHILADELPHIA GUN VIOLENCE PROTECTION.

? 10-2301. Definitions.

In this Chapter the following definitions apply:

(1) "Abuse" means the occurrence of one or more of the acts set forth in the definition of "abuse" in 23 Pa.C.S. ? 6102(a), provided that the limitations set forth in subsection 6102(a) with respect to the relationship between the individual conducting the abuse and the abused individual shall not apply.

(2) "Court" means the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

(3) "Court Administrator" means the Office of Court Administrator for the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania.

(4) "Family or household member" means, with respect to a respondent, any: (a) Person related by blood, marriage, or adoption to the respondent; (b) dating partners of the respondent; (c) person who has a child in common with the respondent; (d) person who resides or has resided with the respondent within the past year; (e) domestic partner of the re...

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