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61.1.    Additional jurisdiction over properties.
61.2.    Office hours.
61.3.    Firearms and weapons.


   The provisions of this Chapter 61 adopted January 23, 1998, effective January 24, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 382, unless otherwise noted.

§ 61.1. Additional jurisdiction over properties.

 The public areas of One Penn Center, 2601 North Third Street, Harrisburg, under the jurisdiction of the Department of State and subject to this chapter, include the interior offices of the Department of State, Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs, Bureau of Enforcement and Investigation, State Athletic Commission and leased offices and facilities related thereto.

§ 61.2. Office hours.

 Offices are open to the public for licensing and related business from the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding Saturdays, Sundays and State holidays. Hours in which the offices will be open to the public will be posted. The facilities may be closed during any of these periods upon a determination that an emergency or threat endangering the public health, safety and welfare exists.

§ 61.3. Firearms and weapons.

 The possession of firearms or other prohibited offensive weapons as defined in 18 Pa.C.S. §  908(c) (relating to prohibited offense weapons), while on the leased premises of the Department with the exception of State or Federal officers, in connection with the performance of an official duty, is prohibited. This prohibition does not apply to attorneys listed as counsel of record in connection with the offering of an exhibit in any administrative proceeding, if the counsel of record who intends to offer the item as an exhibit, has obtained written authorization from a hearing examiner to do so.

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