2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 18 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
Chapter 9 - Inchoate Crimes
912 - Possession of weapon on school property.

     § 912.  Possession of weapon on school property.
        (a)  Definition.--Notwithstanding the definition of "weapon"
     in section 907 (relating to possessing instruments of crime),
     "weapon" for purposes of this section shall include but not be
     limited to any knife, cutting instrument, cutting tool, nun-
     chuck stick, firearm, shotgun, rifle and any other tool,
     instrument or implement capable of inflicting serious bodily
     injury.
        (b)  Offense defined.--A person commits a misdemeanor of the
     first degree if he possesses a weapon in the buildings of, on
     the grounds of, or in any conveyance providing transportation to
     or from any elementary or secondary publicly-funded educational
     institution, any elementary or secondary private school licensed
     by the Department of Education or any elementary or secondary
     parochial school.
        (c)  Defense.--It shall be a defense that the weapon is
     possessed and used in conjunction with a lawful supervised
     school activity or course or is possessed for other lawful
     purpose.
     (Oct. 16, 1980, P.L.978, No.167, eff. 60 days)

        1980 Amendment.  Act 167 added section 912.
        Cross References.  Section 912 is referred to in section 6105
     of this title.

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