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File #: 2018-1220    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 adding Chapter 603: Extreme Risk Protection Orders, to provide for appropriate injunctive actions for the preservation of public safety in extreme circumstances. (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 adding Chapter 603: Extreme Risk Protection Orders, to provide for appropriate injunctive actions for the preservation of public safety in extreme circumstances.
(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:

?603.01 DEFINITIONS.

A. Concealed Carry License. A license issued under 18 Pa.C.S. ? 6109 or a similar license issued pursuant to the laws of another state.

B. Extreme Bodily Injury. Bodily injury that creates a substantial risk of death or causes serious, permanent disfigurement or protracted loss or impairment of the function of a bodily member or organ.

C. Extreme Risk Protection Order. A court order prohibiting a person from having in the person's possession or control, purchasing or receiving, or attempting to purchase or receive, a firearm, based upon a finding by clear and convincing evidence that the person presents a danger of suicide or of causing extreme bodily injury to another person.

D. Family or Household Member. A spouse or person who has a spouse, person living as a spouse or who lived as a spouse, parent or child, other person related by consanguinity or affinity, current or former sexual or intimate partner or person who shares biological parenthood.

E. Firearm. Any pistol, handgun, rifle, machine gun, air rifle, air pistol, blank gun, BB gun, or other instrument from which steel or metal projectiles are propelled, or which may be readily converted to expel a projectile, or other instruments propelling projectiles which are designed or normally used for no other primary purpose than as a weapon, including, for the purposes of this Chapter, the frame or receiver of the weapon.

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