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58 Pa. Code § 465a.13. Possession of weapons within a licensed facility.

§ 465a.13. Possession of weapons within a licensed facility.

 (a)  Except as provided in subsection (b), individuals, including security department personnel, are prohibited from possessing weapons capable of producing death or serious bodily injury, as defined in 18 Pa.C.S. §  2301 (relating to definitions), stun guns or other devices designed to injure or incapacitate a person within a licensed facility.

 (b)  The Board’s prohibition in subsection (a) does not apply to the possession of firearms carried in accordance with 18 Pa.C.S. § §  6101—6127 (relating to Pennsylvania Uniform Firearms Act of 1995). A slot machine licensee may exercise its common law right to prohibit the possession of firearms in accordance with subsections (c) and (d).

 (c)  A licensee may not prohibit the following individuals from possessing a weapon capable of producing death or serious bodily injury, including a firearm, stun gun or other device designed to injure or incapacitate a person within its facility:

   (1)  Pennsylvania State Police assigned to its Gaming Enforcement Office.

   (2)  An on-duty officer or agent of any local, State or Federal law enforcement agency when the officer or agent is acting in an official capacity.

 (d)  A slot machine licensee that prohibits individuals from possessing firearms shall post in a conspicuous location at each entrance to the licensed facility signs that provide the public with notice that the possession of firearms, weapons capable of producing death or serious bodily injury, stun guns and other devices designed to injure or incapacitate a person is prohibited.

 (e)  A slot machine licensee that does not prohibit individuals from possessing firearms shall post in a conspicuous location at each entrance to the licensed facility signs that provide the public with notice that the possession of weapons capable of producing death or serious bodily injury, other than firearms carried in accordance with 18 Pa.C.S. §  6109 (relating to licenses), stun guns or other devices designed to injure or incapacitate a person is prohibited.

Source

   The provisions of this §  465a.13 amended October 10, 2008, effective October 11, 2008, 38 Pa.B. 5652; amended May 15, 2015, effective May 16, 2015, 45 Pa.B. 2358. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (362090) to (362091).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  465a.11 (relating to slot machine licensee’s organization; jobs compendium).



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