Amending Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled Regulation of Individual Conduct and Activity, by adding a new Chapter 10-2000, prohibiting the use of a three-dimensional printer in order to manufacture a firearm, under certain terms and conditions.
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:
SECTION 1. 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 10-2000. USE OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL PRINTER TO MANUFACTURE FIREARMS.
§ 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.
§ 10-2002. Restriction on Use.
No person shall use a three-dimensional printer to create any firearm, or any piece or part thereof, unless such person possesses a license to manufacture firearms under Federal law, 18 U.S.C. § 923(a).
§ 10-2003. Penalties.
A violation of this Chapter shall be a Class III offense and subject to a fine as set forth in § 1-109 of this Code.
Italics indicate new matter added.