YORK, Pa. (CBS) – Gov. Tom Wolf says Pennsylvania is ready to implement stricter rules on so-called ghost guns when new federal rules go into effect. Wolf’s Friday morning press conference was streamed live on CBS News Philly.
Ghost guns can be made at home from individual parts that don’t require serial numbers or background checks.READ MORE: 5-Year-Old Boy Injured In North Philadelphia Shooting, Police Say
Earlier this month, President Joe Biden announced new federal rules.READ MORE: EXCLUSIVE: Teen Pilot Who Landed Plane On Bridge In Ocean City Shares How He Survived New Mexico Plane Crash
Manufacturers will have to include serial numbers, be federally licensed, run background checks, and keep purchase records as long as they are in business.MORE NEWS: Police: 4-Year-Old In Stable But Critical Condition After Being Struck By SUV In West Philly
The federal regulations will take effect in late August.