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File #: 2018-1218    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Held in Standing Committee
File created: 12/14/2018 In control: Committee on Hearings
On agenda: 12/18/2018 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
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Title: An Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title VI: Conduct, Article I: Regulated Actions and Rights, by repealing the existing language of Chapter 607: Firearms, Ammunition, and Other Weapons, in its entirety and replacing it with a new Chapter 607: General Firearm Conduct, to update existing laws to meet the public safety needs of residents. (Public Hearing scheduled for 1/24/19)
Sponsors: Corey O'Connor, Erika Strassburger, Bruce A. Kraus, R. Daniel Lavelle, Reverend Ricky V. Burgess, Anthony Coghill, Deborah L. Gross
Title
An Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title VI: Conduct, Article I: Regulated Actions and Rights, by repealing the existing language of Chapter 607: Firearms, Ammunition, and Other Weapons, in its entirety and replacing it with a new Chapter 607: General Firearm Conduct, to update existing laws to meet the public safety needs of residents.
(Public Hearing scheduled for 1/24/19)

Body
The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts:

SECTION 1. The Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances is hereby amended and supplemented as follows at Title VI: Conduct, Article I: Regulated Actions and Rights, by repealing the existing language of Chapter 607 in its entirety and replacing with the following:

? 607.01 DEFINITIONS
A. Air Gun. Any gun which uses air under pressure from pumping or other means to discharge projectiles at a muzzle velocity in excess of 200 feet per second.

B. Ammunition. Cartridge cases, shells, projectiles (including shot), primers, bullets (including restricted pistol bullets), propellant powder, or other devices or materials designed, re-designed, or intended for use in a firearm or destructive device.

1. Unless otherwise stated, for the purposes of this Chapter, ammunition does not include blanks.

C. Assault Weapon. Any of the following, but not including any firearm modified to render it permanently inoperable, unassembled parts or a combination parts possessed for the purposes of repairing or servicing a lawfully-possessed firearm:
1. A selective-fire firearm capable of fully automatic, semiautomatic or burst fire at the option of the user or a firearm that has the ability to accept a large capacity magazine;

2. Any of the following semiautomatic firearms:
a. Algimec Agmi;

b. Armalite AR-180;

c. Australian Automatic Arms SAP Pistol;

d. Auto-Ordnance Thompson type;

e. Avtomat Kalashnikov AK-47 type;

f. Barrett Light-Fifty model 82A1;

g. Beretta AR-70;

h. Bushmaster Auto Rifle and Auto Pistol...

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