Tag: ammunition

Gun Laws Effective Dates

2018 January 1 – Start date for requirement that ammunition sales or transfers be conducted through a licensed ammunition dealer.  Ammo purchased outside of California must first be shipped to a licensed dealer for pickup. July 1 – Start date for requirement that you get state permission before manufacturing or assembling a firearm. December 31…
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Gun-Related Bills in Legislature

There are a number of bills in the California Legislature that can impact our second amendment rights.  We recommend contacting your representatives and encouraging them to oppose/support the following bills: OPPOSE Assembly Bill 3– Would raise the age to purchase firearms and ammunition to 21.  (Passed the Assembly and referred to the Senate Public Safety…
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Gun Law Review

2017 Theft/loss reporting January 1 When it became a crime to falsely report a firearm has been lost or stolen and July 1 requires that the theft or loss of a firearm must be reported to law enforcement within five days. Lending firearms January 1 When it became illegal, with limited exceptions, to loan guns to…
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New 2017 and 2018 Gun Laws

Bullet Ban – AB 1135 & SB 880 change the definition of “assault weapon” to include semi-automatic centerfire, rifles and pistols that do not have fixed magazines and one or more prohibited feature. The “Ghost Gun” – AB857 requires anyone who manufactures or assembles a homemade firearm to obtain a unique serial number or identification mark…
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Contact Your Reps!

There are multiple bills pending that will be voted upon when Legislature returns from their recess next week.  We encourage you to contact your representatives and urge them to vote NO on the following bills: SB 497 would extend the current prohibition on purchasing more than one handgun within a 30 day period to also…
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2017 CA Gun Laws

Confused about all the new California gun laws?  Download the document below for the run-down. 2017 CA Gun Laws

Bills Moving Forward

On May 4th, the Public Safety Committee passed 4 anti-gun bills.  All 4 bills are schedule to be heard this Monday by the Senate Appropriations Committee. In summary, the bills are: AB 156 – Place unjustified and burdensome restrictions on the purchase of ammunition. AB 857 – Requires serial numbers to be requested from the…
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Lead Ammo Compliance

The National Rifle Association along with the California Rifle and Pistol Association have put together a compliance handbook for California’s lead ammunition restrictions.  Click here to view the AB 711 Compliance Guide.