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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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June 2024 Legislation/Litigation Report

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Selling Firearms? ATF Rule 2022R-17 goes active on Monday, May 20, 2024

ATF Rule 2022R-17 goes active on Monday, May 20, 2024. Anyone selling firearms needs to understand this new Rule. ATF’s New Rule on what it means to be “engaged in the business of firearms dealing” begins next week. Are you ready? Washington Gun Law President, William Kirk, discusses the implementation of ATF Rule 2022R-17, which…

May 2024 Legislation/Litigation Report

May 2024 Legislation/Litigation Update May Focus On April 10, 2024, the U.S. Attorney General, Merrick Garland, signed ATF’s final rule 2022R-09 “Bipartisan Safer Communities Act Conforming Regulations. The regulatory definition of “Engaged in the Business” as a Dealer in Firearms is changing, amending ATF’s regulations in title 27, Code of Federal Regulations (“CFR”), part 478. The final rule implements…

April 2024 Legislation/Litigation Report

April 2024 Legislation/Litigation Update April Focus California Department of Justice has proposed substantial changes to the CCW “Emergency Regulations” for DOJ Certification of CCW instructors. After receiving more than 2,000 comments regarding the new requirements to apply for certification, most expressing concern that the regulations were too restrictive, the DOJ has proposed adding additional acceptable…

March 2024 Legislation/Litigation Report

March 2024 Legislation/Litigation Update March Focus Nguyen v Bonta, is a challenge to California’s one gun per thirty days purchase rationing. Judge William Q. Hayes of the US district court for California’s southern district granted the plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment, declaring the one in thirty limit unconstitutional. The order is still to be drafted…

February 2024 Legislation/Litigation Report

February 2024 Legislation/Litigation Update February Focus Rhode v Bonta challenges the Prop 63 rules on ammunition purchases. Judge Roger Benitez has ruled background checks to purchase ammunition is unconstitutional. This is Judge Benitez’s final ruling and grants a permanent injunction against enforcing the ammunition background checks in Penal Code sections 30352 and 30370(a) through (e)….

Breaking News – January 31, 2024

Breaking News Today (shared by member David Smith) Rhode v Bonta challenges the Prop 63 rules on ammunition purchases. Judge Roger Benitez has ruled background checks to purchase ammunition is unconstitutional. This is Judge Benitez’s final ruling and grants a permanent injunction against enforcing the ammunition background checks in Penal Code sections 30352 and 30370(a)…

January 2024 Legislation/Litigation Report

January 2024 Legislation/Litigation Update January Focus A letter from Sheriff Dicus: https://wp.sbcounty.gov/sheriff/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/SB2-Letter-from-the-Sheriff.pdf?x20231 Information on SB2 from SB Sheriff’s Department: https://wp.sbcounty.gov/sheriff/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/Senate-Bill-2-Information.pdf?x20231 May v Bonta challenging the “sensitive places” provisions of SB2, resulted in a Preliminary Injunction. At a hearing December 20, Judge Cormac J. Carney, of the US District Court for the Central District California has…

December 2023 Legislation/Litigation Report

December 2023 Legislation/Litigation Update December Focus Laws taking effect January 1, 2024 California Penal Code 27535. (a) A person shall not make an application to purchase more than one firearm within any 30-day period. This subdivision does not authorize a person to make an application to purchase a combination of firearms, completed frames or receivers, or…

November 2023 Legislation/Litigation Report

November 2023 Legislation/Litigation Update November Focus Laws taking effect January 1, 2024 California Penal Code 27535. (a) A person shall not make an application to purchase more than one firearm within any 30-day period. This subdivision does not authorize a person to make an application to purchase a combination of firearms, completed frames or receivers, or…