ACT 79 Information

Act 79 of 2018 made changes to the Pennsylvania Uniform Firearms Act and the Pennsylvania Protection from Abuse Act. Act 79 went into effect on April 10, 2019.


Federal Firearms License holders, licensed commercial armories, and third parties to whom firearms may be relinquished can find guidance in the documents below.

For information about the Protection From Abuse Database (PFAD), Act 79 training documents, and more, visit the Commonwealth Law Enforcement Assistance Network (CLEAN) page.