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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Recent News

November 2022 Legislative/Litigation Report

November 2022 Legislation/Litigation Update November Focus— Amended AB2571 resulting from Junior Sports Magazines v Bonta As a result of a CRPA backed lawsuit, a judge ordered several changes be made to AB2571, which was a bill intended to limit advertising and promoting guns and gun-related products to youth. CRPA has provided information about how these…

October 2022 Legislative/Litigation Report

October 2022 Legislation/Litigation Update October Focus— Antonyuk v Hochul was filed against the New York “Concealed Carry Improvement Act” (CCIA) in the US District Court for the Northern District of New York. The plaintiff’s motion for a Temporary Restraining Order was granted in part and denied in part. On October 12 the Second Circuit Court…

September 2022 Legislative/Litigation Report

September 2022 Legislation/Litigation Update September Focus— U.S. House Resolution 8741, Firearm Industry Fairness Act  The Firearm Industry Fairness Act would tax firearm manufacturers that produce semiautomatic firearms or high-capacity magazines at a rate of 20% on all revenue—not just the revenue from the sales of those specific products. The bill would use the tax revenue derived from…

Youth Marketing Law Court Battle Heats Up!

YOUTH MARKETING LAW UPDATE (AB 2571) Source:  CRPA Original article:  https://crpa.org/news/alert/ab-2571-court-battle-heats-up/ We know that many are anxiously awaiting a ruling from the federal district court in the CRPA’s Junior Sports Magazine v. Bonta case. This is the case challenging the state law prohibiting the marketing of firearms and firearm relate products or events where firearms…

August 2022 Legislative/Litigation Update

August 2022 Legislation/Litigation Update August Focus–Senate Bill 906: School safety: mass casualty threats: firearm disclosure The original bill would have required 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…

July 2022 Legislative/Litigation Report

July 2022 Legislation/Litigation Update July Focus: Assembly Bill 2571: An act to add Chapter 39 (commencing with Section 22949.80) to Division 8 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to firearms, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately. This law prohibits a firearm industry member, as defined, from advertising or marketing any firearm-related…

Gun Rights Groups File Suit to Stop Newsom!

GUN OWNERS’ RIGHTS GROUPS JOIN TOGETHER IN COURT TO STOP GOVERNOR NEWSOM’S ATTEMPT TO END YOUTH SHOOTING IN CALIFORNIA July 8, 2022- Last Friday Governor Newsom signed AB 2571 into law under an emergency order to have the law go into effect immediately. The law is will cripple youth shooting in California as it prevents…

AVGC No Longer Offering Junior Programs due to Passage of Assembly Bill 2571

Notice Regarding Junior Programs In response to Assembly Bill 2571 that took effect on July 1, 2022, the Apple Valley Gun Club is no longer offering Junior Programs. For additional information, please refer to article below written by the California Rifle and Pistol Association (CRPA) Newsom Attacks Youth Shooting Program and Next Generation Source:  California…

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…