Important Changes for California Gun Owners to Be Aware of:
With the ever-changing laws affecting Californians, it is important for gun-owners to stay up-to-date on current requirements and restrictions.
Effective January 1, 2017:
AB 857 requires that serial numbers be placed on all firearms without serial numbers and on all home-built/owner assembled firearms.
AB 1135 and SB 880 ban common and constitutionally-protected firearms that have magazine locking devices (like the “Bullet Button”).
AB 1511 criminalizes loaning of firearms between personally known, law-abiding adults, including family members, sportspersons, and competitors.
AB 1695 makes a non-violent misdemeanor a prohibiting offense.
SB 1235 offers new restrictions on ammunition purchases and sellers, and creates a Department of Justice database of ammunition owners.
SB 1446 provides a confiscatory ban on all lawfully-possessed standard-capacity ammunition feeding devices that hold more than 10 rounds, with an exemption for retired police
Additionally, as of July 1, 2017:
Proposition 63 will totally prohibit and criminalize the possession of “large-capacity magazines”.