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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.

California Penal Codes relating to firearms can be searched here: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codesTextSearch.xhtml

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Recent News

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…

October 2023 Legislation/Litigation Report

October 2023 Legislation/Litigation Update October focus A potentially record number of bills have been passed by the legislature and signed into law by the Governor. Those with significant and wide impact are listed here. There are others that affect Law Enforcement or other limited groups that I have not included. I will be researching when…

September 2023 Legislation/Litigation Report

September 2023 Legislation/Litigation Update September focus Several bills have been passed by the legislature, and are listed here. You can find details in the legislation section below and full bills information can be found at the legislature’s web site. https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/home.xhtml Gun bills passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor: California AB 303, as…

August 2023 Legislation/Litigation Report

August 2023 Legislation/Litigation Update Legislation California AB 28, as amended, Gabriel.  Firearms and ammunition: excise tax. Existing law establishes the California Violence Intervention and Prevention (CalVIP) Grant Program, administered by the Board of State and Community Corrections, to award competitive grants for the purpose of violence intervention and prevention. Existing law imposes various taxes, including…