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AB 1609 - Establishes Requirements for Out of State Firearms Transfers - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (49-25) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes Requirements for Out of State Firearms Transfers

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes requirements for out of state firearms transfers.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the transportation of firearms purchased outside of California after January 1, 2015 into California, unless the individual first has the firearm delivered to a licensed firearms dealer (Sec. 3).  
  • Exempts an individual from the provisions of this bill if he or she meets criteria, including, but not limited to, the following circumstances (Sec. 3):
    • If the firearm is physically received within California and the individual reports ownership of the firearm to the Department of Justice; 
    • The individual is on the centralized list of exempted federal firearm licensees;
    • The individual is a licensed collector; or
    • The individual is a dealer or wholesaler and is acting in accordance with that profession.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishes Regulations for Firearms Imported from Outside the State

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