§ 10-842.  Possession of Weapons at City Recreation Facilities. 304
   (1)   Definitions.
      (a)   Weapon. For purposes of this Section, the term shall include any firearm, knife or other instrument designed to inflict bodily injury.
      (b)   City Recreation Facility. For purposes of this Section, the term shall include all recreational facilities and the surrounding area within twenty-five (25) feet of such facilities under the management of the City Department of Parks and Recreation.
      (c)   Firearm. For purposes of this Section, the term "firearm" shall include any weapons which are designed to or may readily be converted to expel any projectile by the action of an explosive or the frame or receiver of any such weapon.
   (2)   Prohibited Conduct. No person shall knowingly possess a weapon or knowingly cause a weapon to be present, whether openly or concealed, in the buildings of or on the grounds of any City Recreation Facility.
   (3)   Exceptions. The prohibitions set forth in subsection (2) shall not apply to any City, State or Federal law enforcement officer, agent or employee engaged in his or her official duties.
   (4)   Penalties. The penalty for violation of this Section shall be a fine of not more than two thousand dollars ($2,000), or imprisonment of not more than ninety (90) days, or both.
   (5)   Posting of Notice. Notice of the provisions of subsection (2) shall be posted conspicuously at the public entrance to each City Recreation Facility.

 

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   Added, Bill No. 190749-A (approved December 4, 2019). Section 2 of Bill No. 190749-A provides: "Section 1 of this Ordinance shall be effective upon authorization by the Pennsylvania General Assembly."