Legislative Updates

2A Legislative Updates

Legislative updates are brought to you by Club member David Smith.  David Smith is not an attorney licensed to practice law in California and may not give legal advice or accept fees for legal advice. These updates are provided as information only.

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NYSRPA v. Bruen – Supreme Court Rules in Favor of the Second Amendment

Article by: Michel and Associates SUPREME COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF SECOND AMENDMENT – OH GLORIOUS DAY! June 23, 2022-The Supreme Court has issued an opinion in the long awaited NYSRPA v. Bruen case. Until this opinion, it had been 10 years of waiting for the Supreme Court to take up another Second Amendment case…

June 2022 Legislative/Litigation Report

June 2022 Legislation/Litigation Update Legislation Senate Bill 906: School safety: mass casualty threats: firearm disclosure This bill would require the parents or guardians of a pupil to disclose whether any firearms are located at the home of the pupil and to answer questions about the ownership, storage, and accessibility by the pupil of the firearms….

May 2022 Legislative/Litigation Report

May 2022 Legislation/Litigation Update Focus for May: AB-1227, An act to add Section 25402.14 to the Public Resources Code, relating to energy. Part 16 (commencing with Section 36001) to Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, relating to firearms, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately. This bill was introduced, allegedly, to amend the…

April 2022 Legislative/Litigation Update

April 2022 Legislation/Litigation Update Focus for April: ATF Final Rule 2021R-05F At the President’s direction, the ATF is issuing new regulation on Definition of “Frame or Receiver” and Identification of Firearms, Final Rule 2021R-05F. In brief, this regulation change changes some definitions and provides some new definitions. Definition of “Frame or Receiver” was a removed…

March 2022 Legislative/Litigation Update

March 2022 Legislation/Litigation Update Focus for March: Starting July 1, 2022, anyone purchasing “precursor parts”, which may be made into a firearm, will have to purchase them from, or conduct private transfers through, a state licensed dealer. Residents of California will not be able to bring precursor parts obtained in another state into California; they…

February 2022 Legislation/Litigation Update

Focus for February Senate Bill 906: School safety: mass casualty threats: firearm disclosure This bill would require the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Department of Justice, to develop model content for use by local education agencies related to a threat or perceived threat of an incident of mass casualties at a school….

January 2022 Legislation/Litigation Update

Focus for January: California Assembly Bill 1594 AB-1594 is the beginning of the plan rolled out by Governor Newsom to allow third parties to sue members of the gun industry and make lawsuits against them generally easier to file. This appears to be an avenue to circumvent the “Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act”…

December 2021 Legislative Report

December 2021 Legislation/Litigation Update Focus for December: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals En Banc panel has overturned the district court ruling that found the California “Large Capacity Magazine” ban unconstitutional. The lawsuit, know currently as “Duncan v Bonta”, challenged the ban of possession of large capacity magazines that was approved by California voters in…