Seems like West Mifflin hasn't learned from the metal detectors,and now they are trying to pass an ordinancefor lost and stolen guns. In Today's McKeesport Daily( December 7,2009)News in the Legal Notices,that the new ordinance will be voted on the next council meeting,December 15,2009.
Just to hit a few Sections that will try to be passed and make into the new law.
Prohibited conduct- Any person who is the owner of a firearm that is lost or stolen shall report the loss or theft to the West Mifflin Police Department within 72 hours after the discovery of the loss or theft.
Penalities for violation- Any person who violates this Ordinance shall be subect to a fine of not more than one thousand($1000.00),or imprisonment for not more than 90 days.
Definition of firearm-For the purpose hereof,"firearm" shall have the definition given to it by 18 Pa. C.S.A. 6102,as may be amended from time to time.
Repeal-All Ordinances or resolutions or parts of ordinances or resoltions insofar as they are inconsistant herewith are hereby repealed and rescinded.
Ordained and Enacted this 15th day of December,2009.
ATTEST: Borough Of West Mifflin
Howard J. Bednar William F. Welsh
Manager/Secretary President of Council
Examined and Approved this 15th day of December,2009