Gun Laws Effective Dates

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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 - Deadline to place a serial number on any unmarked firearm possessed after July 1, 2018. 2019 January 1 - Start date for requirement that handguns be stored in a locked container or locked trunk when left in an unattended vehicle. July 1 - Start date for requirement that Californians undergo background checks to buy ammunition. 2018 Firearms Bill Watch There are over 170 gun-firearm related bills working their way through the California legislature, as well…
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Assembly Bill 3199

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Introduced by Assembly member Chris Holden on February 16, 2018, AB 3199 would prohibit certain charitable organizations from raffling off firearms. Full text of the bill can be accessed here. The bill has been read twice, passed in the assembly to the Government Organizations committee on March 21, 2018.  It is still active in the Assembly and will move through to the Senate before final approval.  It will then move on to our Governor to either sign or veto. If this passes, it will directly impact how we fundraise! We urge you to contact your representatives!!!
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Contact Your Reps!

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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 include rifles and shotguns. SB 464 would create government mandated standards for how firearms retailers must secure and store their firearms when they are closed for business, while allowing different laws, ordinances or regulations governing retailers' security measures to be adopted by any local jurisdiction. AB 1525 would add to the packaging and literature warnings that are already required, without increasing public safety, and needlessly increasing production and distribution costs for manufacturers and operational costs…
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The Bills Explained

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We have tried to explain each bill and it's time for implementation.  Some are very complex and will require the Department of Justice to create new systems to accommodate the required data.  The flyer for informing gun owners of gun safety will be quite expensive to implement. Our guess is while signed implementation might be difficult and time consuming at best and might get delayed or modified.  Also, the NRA and CPRA may bring about law suits.  We'll keep you posted. Click here for the Gun Bills Explained.
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Bills PASSED today.

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Below is a list of all the anti-firearm bills that were PASSED today: AB 1664 (Levine & Ting): AB 1664 would extend the definition of an assault weapon to include all semi-automatic rifles and pistols with a removable magazine and that use “bullet button”. For example, an AR-15 would be included in this.AB 1673 (Gipson): AB 1673 would take the definition of a firearm and extend to it include any unfinished frames or receivers that can be converted into a weapon. This bill could make any object that is associated with a firearm subject to the same regulations that apply to firearms. AB 1674  (Santiago): AB 1674 would add to the current restrictions that are placed on an individual in regards to how many firearms they can purchase in a 30 day period. Current law states that only one handgun…
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