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File #: 190454    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 5/23/2019 In control: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 10-2000 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Use of Three-Dimensional Printer to Manufacture Firearms," to change the Chapter title, add definitions, and add additional prohibitions on use of three-dimensional printers and prohibitions relating to the purchase or sale of components for, and unlicensed manufacture of, firearms; under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Jones
Indexes: FIREARMS, THREE-DIMENSIONAL PRINTERS
Code sections: 10-2000 - Use of Three-Dimensional Printer to Manufacture Firearms
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19045400.pdf
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Amending Chapter 10-2000 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Use of Three-Dimensional Printer to Manufacture Firearms," to change the Chapter title, add definitions, and add additional prohibitions on use of three-dimensional printers and prohibitions relating to the purchase or sale of components for, and unlicensed manufacture of, firearms; under certain terms and conditions.
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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:
SECTION 1. Chapter 10-2000 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 10-2000. PROHIBITION ON UNLICENSED MANUFACTURE OF FIREARMS, INCLUDING USE OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL PRINTER TO MANUFACTURE FIREARMS AND PURCHASE OR SALE OF COMPONENT PARTS
? 10-2001. Definitions.
(1) Firearm. Any device designed, made or adapted to expel a projectile through a barrel by using the energy generated by an explosive or burning substance or any device readily convertible to that use.
(2) Three-dimensional printer. A computer-driven machine capable of producing a three-dimensional object from a digital model.
(3) Major component of a firearm. Includes the slide or cylinder, or the frame or receiver of a firearm; and in the case of a shotgun, the barrel.
(4) Unfinished firearm frame or receiver. A piece of any material that does not constitute the frame or receiver of a firearm, but that has been shaped or formed in any way for the purpose of becoming the frame or receiver of a firearm.
(5) Additive manufacturing. A manufacturing process in which material is added in order to produce the product, including but not limited to three-dimensional printing in which layers of material are laid down in succession.
? 10-2002. Restriction on Use, Purchase, Sale or Manufacture.
(1) No person, unless licensed to manufacture firearms under Federal law, 18 U.S.C. ? 923(a), shall:
(a) use a three-dimensional printer to create any firearm, or any piece or part thereof or attachment thereto[, unless such pe...

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