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i am 16 yoa and i shoot in gun competitions and have a drivers licence for the state of pennsylvania can i transport unloaded firearms too and from the range without needing an adult present
 

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I think you must be 21 to carry, transport, buy, whatever a handgun without an Adult. I'm not sure. You may want to find out from Law Enforcement or a Attorney. Better to be safe. One mistake could screw you up for life.
 

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Ask a legal expert based on what your state statutes say, not LE. It is not what LE says but what the law says. You'd be surprised at how un/il-informed many LEOs can be.
 

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It appears that according to your states laws that you can not transport or possess any firearm unless you are with a supervising adult so unless an adult with permission of your custodial guardian is riding with you, you can not have them in your car.

Title 18 - PA General Assembly

Looks like you may not want to risk losing your guns.
 

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18 § 6110.1. Possession of firearm by minor.
(a) Firearm.--Except as provided in subsection (b), a person
under 18 years of age shall not possess or transport a firearm
anywhere in this Commonwealth.
(b) Exception.--Subsection (a) shall not apply to a person
under 18 years of age:
(1) who is under the supervision of a parent,
grandparent, legal guardian or an adult acting with the
expressed consent of the minor's custodial parent or legal
guardian and the minor is engaged in lawful activity,
including safety training, lawful target shooting, engaging
in an organized competition involving the use of a firearm or
the firearm is unloaded and the minor is transporting it for
a lawful purpose; or
(2) who is lawfully hunting or trapping in accordance
with 34 Pa.C.S. (relating to game).
(c) Responsibility of adult.--Any person who knowingly and
intentionally delivers or provides to the minor a firearm in
violation of subsection (a) commits a felony of the third
degree.
(d) Forfeiture.--Any firearm in the possession of a person
under 18 years of age in violation of this section shall be
promptly seized by the arresting law enforcement officer and
upon conviction or adjudication of delinquency shall be
forfeited or, if stolen, returned to the lawful owner.
(June 13, 1995, 1st Sp.Sess., P.L.1024, No.17, eff. 120 days;
Nov. 22, 1995, P.L.621, No.66, eff. imd.)

1995 Amendments. Act 17, 1st Sp.Sess., added section 6110.1
and Act 66 amended subsec. (b).
Cross References. Section 6110.1 is referred to in sections
6105, 6115 of this title.

The way I read it No you can not unless an adult is with you.
 

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18 § 6110.1. Possession of firearm by minor.
(a) Firearm.--Except as provided in subsection (b), a person
under 18 years of age shall not possess or transport a firearm
anywhere in this Commonwealth.
(b) Exception.--Subsection (a) shall not apply to a person
under 18 years of age:
(1) who is under the supervision of a parent,
grandparent, legal guardian or an adult acting with the
expressed consent of the minor's custodial parent or legal
guardian and the minor is engaged in lawful activity,
including safety training, lawful target shooting, engaging
in an organized competition involving the use of a firearm or
the firearm is unloaded and the minor is transporting it for
a lawful purpose; or
(2) who is lawfully hunting or trapping in accordance
with 34 Pa.C.S. (relating to game).
(c) Responsibility of adult.--Any person who knowingly and
intentionally delivers or provides to the minor a firearm in
violation of subsection (a) commits a felony of the third
degree.
(d) Forfeiture.--Any firearm in the possession of a person
under 18 years of age in violation of this section shall be
promptly seized by the arresting law enforcement officer and
upon conviction or adjudication of delinquency shall be
forfeited or, if stolen, returned to the lawful owner.
(June 13, 1995, 1st Sp.Sess., P.L.1024, No.17, eff. 120 days;
Nov. 22, 1995, P.L.621, No.66, eff. imd.)

1995 Amendments. Act 17, 1st Sp.Sess., added section 6110.1
and Act 66 amended subsec. (b).
Cross References. Section 6110.1 is referred to in sections
6105, 6115 of this title.

The way I read it No you can not unless an adult is with you.

Gee Gary, I just posted a link to it instead of copying and pasting the whole thing.

I thought you were at least supposed to make the newbies work for it by clicking a link at the minimum. :wink:
 

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Had to shoot a Bullseye on that one. LOL Actually the link you posted works for me now. Before I couldn't get it to work.
 

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Had to shoot a Bullseye on that one. LOL Actually the link you posted works for me now. Before I couldn't get it to work.
I had to laugh a bit, I got that link from starting on your site and following the state links. Man, you must have chameleon eyes and several monitors and keyboards to keep up with your site. It's the only source I use anymore for out of state legal research.

Thanks again as always!
 
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Gee Gary, I just posted a link to it instead of copying and pasting the whole thing.

I thought you were at least supposed to make the newbies work for it by clicking a link at the minimum. :wink:
From the instant gratification generation? Surely you jest!
 
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