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§ 160.1. Possession and storage of powder

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 73 P.S. Trade and Commerce

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 73 P.S. Trade and Commerce (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 3. Explosives, Regulation (Refs & Annos)
73 P.S. § 160.1
§ 160.1. Possession and storage of powder
(a) Possession and storage of commercially manufactured black powder (in quantities not to exceed ten pounds), percussion caps, safety and pyrotechnic fuses, matches and friction primers, intended to be used solely for sporting, recreational, cultural purposes in antique firearms or antique devices as defined in § 921(a)(16) of Title 18 of the United States Code shall be exempt from regulation by the Department of Environmental Resources.1
(b) Possession and storage of smokeless powder, primers used for reloading rifle or pistol cartridges, shot shells, percussion caps and smokeless propellants intended for personal use shall be exempt from regulation by the Department of Environmental Resources.
(c) The storage of black powder in quantities not to exceed one thousand pounds shall be in accordance with the storage requirements for low explosives in 27 C.F.R. § 181.181 et seq. (Subpart J).
(d) The Department of Environmental Resources may adopt regulations for the storage of black powder in quantities in excess of one thousand pounds.

Credits

1937, July 1, P.L. 2681, No. 537, § 10.1, added 1982, March 13, P.L. 181, No. 57, § 1, effective in 60 days. Editorially renumbered from 73 P.S. § 172 in 1993.

Footnotes

The Department of Environmental Resources has been renamed the Department of Environmental Protection. See 71 P.S. § 1340.501.
73 P.S. § 160.1, PA ST 73 P.S. § 160.1
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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