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SB 199 - Requires Certain Replica Guns to be Sold in Fluorescent Colors - California Key Vote

Marie Waldron voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Certain Replica Guns to be Sold in Fluorescent Colors

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (23-12) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Certain Replica Guns to be Sold in Fluorescent Colors

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that would require certain airsoft guns to be marked with additional fluorescent colors, effective January 1, 2016.

Highlights:
  • Requires an airsoft gun with a 6 mm or 8 mm caliber to meet the following requirements in order to be classified as an “imitation firearm” (Sec. 3):
    • For a handgun configured airsoft gun:
      • A florescent coloration over the entire trigger guard; and
      • A 2 centimeter wide florescent band around the circumference of the pistol grip.
    • For a rifle or long gun configured airsoft gun:
      • A florescent coloration over the entire trigger guard;
      • A 2 centimeter wide florescent band around the circumference of any 2 of the following:
        • The protruding pistol grip;
        • The butt stock; or
        • A protruding ammunition magazine or clip. 
  • Exempts the following types of firearms from the provisions in this bill (Sec. 4): 
    • A non-firing collector’s replica that is historically significant and is offered for sale with a corresponding case or plaque;
    • A spot marker gun which has a caliber of at least 10mm;
    • A BB gun that fires projectiles other than 6 mm and 8 mm caliber rounds; and
    • A device which has a 100 percent fluorescent or transparent exterior in any pattern or organization.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (43-34) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Certain Replica Guns to be Sold in Fluorescent Colors

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would require certain airsoft guns to be marked with additional fluorescent colors, effective January 1, 2016.

Highlights:
  • Requires an airsoft gun with a 6 mm or 8 mm caliber to meet the following requirements in order to be classified as an “imitation firearm” (Sec. 3):
    • For a handgun configured airsoft gun:
      • A florescent coloration over the entire trigger guard; and
      • A 2 centimeter wide florescent band around the circumference of the pistol grip.
    • For a rifle or long gun configured airsoft gun:
      • A florescent coloration over the entire trigger guard;
      • A 2 centimeter wide florescent band around the circumference of any 2 of the following:
        • The protruding pistol grip;
        • The butt stock; or
        • A protruding ammunition magazine or clip. 
  • Exempts the following types of firearms from the provisions in this bill (Sec. 4): 
    • A non-firing collector’s replica that is historically significant and is offered for sale with a corresponding case or plaque;
    • A spot marker gun which has a caliber of at least 10mm;
    • A BB gun that fires projectiles other than 6 mm and 8 mm caliber rounds; and
    • A device which has a 100 percent fluorescent or transparent exterior in any pattern or organization.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-8) -

Title: Requires Certain Replica Guns to be Sold in Fluorescent Colors

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires Certain Replica Guns to be Sold in Fluorescent Colors

Sponsors

  • Kevin de Leon (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Noreen Evans (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lois Wolk (CA - D) (Out Of Office)

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