Does a 302 show up on a background check?
Any individual temporarily committed under Section 302 must be reported to the Pennsylvania State Police, who is then responsible for reporting the commitment to the Pennsylvania Instant Check System, state firearms background check database and the National Instant Criminal Background Check System..
Can you buy a gun if you have been 302?
If you have been committed under Section 302, you may not own, possess, use, or transfer firearms.
Can a 302 be expunged in PA?
Expungements of Involuntary Commitment Records. Pursuant to 18 Pa. C.S. § 6111.1(g)(2), a person can have a § 302 involuntary commitment expunged by petitioning the appropriate Court of Common Pleas to review the sufficiency of the evidence upon which the involuntary commitment was based.
What happens if you are 302?
Once a 302 is authorized, the individual will be taken to an emergency room by the police or ambulance for an evaluation by a physician to determine if they need to be admitted for involuntary psychiatric in-patient treatment.