2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 18 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
Chapter 61 - Firearms and Other Dangerous Articles
6115 - Loans on, or lending or giving firearms prohibited.

     § 6115.  Loans on, or lending or giving firearms prohibited.
        (a)  Offense defined.--No person shall make any loan secured
     by mortgage, deposit or pledge of a firearm, nor, except as
     provided in subsection (b), shall any person lend or give a
     firearm to another or otherwise deliver a firearm contrary to
     the provisions of this subchapter.
        (b)  Exception.--
            (1)  Subsection (a) shall not apply if any of the
        following apply:
                (i)  The person who receives the firearm is licensed
            to carry a firearm under section 6109 (relating to
            licenses).
                (ii)  The person who receives the firearm is exempt
            from licensing.
                (iii)  The person who receives the firearm is engaged
            in a hunter safety program certified by the Pennsylvania
            Game Commission or a firearm training program or
            competition sanctioned or approved by the National Rifle
            Association.
                (iv)  The person who receives the firearm meets all
            of the following:
                    (A)  Is under 18 years of age.
                    (B)  Pursuant to section 6110.1 (relating to
                possession of firearm by minor) is under the
                supervision, guidance and instruction of a
                responsible individual who:
                        (I)  is 21 years of age or older; and
                        (II)  is not prohibited from owning or
                    possessing a firearm under section 6105 (relating
                    to persons not to possess, use, manufacture,
                    control, sell or transfer firearms).
                (v)  The person who receives the firearm is lawfully
            hunting or trapping and is in compliance with the
            provisions of Title 34 (relating to game).
                (vi)  A bank or other chartered lending institution
            is able to adequately secure firearms in its possession.
            (2)  Nothing in this section shall be construed to
        prohibit the transfer of a firearm under 20 Pa.C.S. Ch. 21
        (relating to intestate succession) or by bequest if the
        individual receiving the firearm is not precluded from owning
        or possessing a firearm under section 6105.
            (3)  Nothing in this section shall be construed to
        prohibit the loaning or giving of a firearm to another in
        one's dwelling or place of business if the firearm is
        retained within the dwelling or place of business.
            (4)  Nothing in this section shall prohibit the
        relinquishment of firearms to a third party in accordance
        with 23 Pa.C.S. § 6108.3 (relating to relinquishment to third
        party for safekeeping).
     (June 13, 1995, 1st Sp.Sess., P.L.1024, No.17, eff. 120 days;
     Nov. 10, 2005, P.L.335, No.66, eff. 180 days)

        2005 Amendment.  Act 66 added subsec. (b)(4).
        Cross References.  Section 6115 is referred to in section
     6108.3 of Title 23 (Domestic Relations).

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