AB 2888 would would authorize, but not require, an employer, a coworker, a mental health worker who has seen the person as a patient in the last 6 months, or an employee of a secondary or post secondary school that the person has attended in the last 6 months to file a petition for an ex parte, one-year, or renewed gun violence restraining order.
SB 221 - Gun Show Ban at the Cow Palace - Vetoed by Governor
Senate Bill 221, originally dealt with “Criminal Fines: HIV Prevention and Education,” and was gutted and amended to prohibit the sale of firearms and ammunition at the Cow Palace starting January 1, 2020.
SB 1177 - Firearms - one gun a month - Vetoed by Governor
SB 1487 would enact the Iconic African Species Protection Act and would prohibit the possession of specified African species and any part, product, offspring, or the dead body or parts thereof, including, but not limited to, the African elephant or the black rhinoceros, by any individual, firm, corporation, association, or partnership within the State of California, except as specified for, among other things, use for educational or scientific purposes by a bona fide educational or scientific institution, as defined. The bill would impose criminal penalties, including a fine and imprisonment, for first and subsequent convictions for a violation of any provision of the act, or any rule, regulation, or order adopted pursuant to the act. The bill would also authorize an administrative penalty of up to $10,000 for a violation of the act, or any rule, regulation, or order adopted pursuant to the act, as specified. The bill would require that the administrative penalties collected pursuant to the act be deposited in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund and used for law enforcement purposes upon appropriation by the Legislature. By creating new crimes, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program.
SB 1100 - Firearms - age restriction - Signed into Law
AB 2103 would add certain requirements in addition to the already mandated training courses for a citizen to obtain a concealed carry license. Currently, concealed carry permit holders are required to receive up to 16 hours training prior to receiving a permit and at least four hours of additional training every two years prior to renewal.
Senate Joint Resolution 24 would urge the Congress of the United States to reauthorize and strengthen the federal assault weapons ban and would urge the Congress to pass, and the President to sign, the federal Assault Weapons Ban of 2018 and would call on the California Public Employee’ Retirement System (CalPERS) to divest all its holdings related to the production and sale of firearms.
AB 2382 would require precursor firearms parts to be sold/transferred through a licensed precursor parts dealer in a similar process to the new laws regarding ammunition purchases. It would further create a new crime for transfer of precursor parts without the involvement of a licensed precursor parts dealer to anyone under 21 years of age or prohibited from owning firearms.
SB 1382 - Firearms: vehicle storage - Signed into Law
AB 2151 would help make hunting more affordable for youths by reducing the cost of certain big game tags for youth hunters.
ûSenate Bill 221, sponsored by Senator Scott Wiener (D-11), would prohibit the sale of firearms and ammunition at the Cow Palace located in District 1-A on and after January 1, 2020. Senate Floor
ûSenate Bill 1177, sponsored by Senator Anthony Portantino (D-25), would prohibit a person from making more than one application to purchase and the dealer delivery of any type of firearm within any 30-day period.Senate Floor
SB 1311 has been referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee.
SB 1311 would create the annual sportsman’s license that affords the holder of the license the same privileges as the annual hunting and fishing licenses but is valid for a term of one year from July 1 to June 30.
AB 986: Hunting and Sport Fishing Licenses - Defeated
AB 1932 would require the DOJ to furnish the background check report to the licensing authority within 60 days of receiving the fingerprints and fees. Currently, DOJ is not mandated to complete the check within a specified period like many other mandated background checks performed by the state.
AB 2318 failed to pass the Assembly Public Safety Committee.
AB 2318 would exempt a person who holds a valid concealed carry license who is carrying the firearm described in the license to, from, or in a church, synagogue, or building used as a place of worship on the grounds of a public or private school providing instruction in kindergarten or grades 1 to 12, if the person has the written permission of the school authority.
AB 2733 failed to pass the Assembly Public Safety Committee.
AB 2733 would redefine “good cause” to include self-defense, defending the life of another, or preventing crime in which human life is threatened, and would allow for the issuance of a concealed carry weapons permit with all other criteria satisfied.
From Canada last week came a heartwarming story of how certain Canadian jurisdictions are responding to the central government’s plea to help it implement its draconian and legally-dubious firearms confiscation scheme.
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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.