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CA AB 3064

Title: Firearms.
Author: Brian K. Maienschein

Summary
AB 3064, as amended, Maienschein. Firearms. (1) Existing law requires the Department of Justice to compile, publish, and maintain a roster listing all of the firearm safety devices that have been tested by a certified testing laboratory, have been determined to meet the department’s standards for firearm safety devices, and therefore may be sold in this state.This bill would, commencing on January 1, 2026, authorize the department to charge each entity that manufactures or imports into the state for sale any firearm safety device listed on the roster, an annual fee, as specified. The bill would additionally require that any device newly added to the roster have certain information engraved or otherwise permanently affixed to the device. The bill would also require any entity seeking to list a device to comply with specified business standards.This bill would provide a process by which a device that has been removed from the roster for nonpayment of the fee, to be relisted. The bill would also provide a process for a device model that is identical to a listed model except for certain cosmetic differences to be listed without testing. These processes require the submission of certain statements signed under penalty of perjury.By expanding the offense of perjury, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.This bill would also require the manufacturer of any device listed on the roster that becomes subject to a product recall, as specified, to notify the department, as specified. The bill would authorize the department to remove the device from the roster if the device is subject to a product recall, as specified.(2) Existing law requires any person, within 60 days of bringing a firearm into the state, to mail or personally deliver to the Department of Justice a report, as prescribed by the department, describing the firearm and providing personal information.Existing law requires any sale, loan, or transfer of a firearm to be processed through a licensed firearms dealer. Existing law exempts from this requirement the transfer of certain firearms that are curios or relics to a licensed firearm collector. Existing law requires a collector who receives a firearm pursuant to these provisions, within 30 days after taking possession, to mail or personally deliver to the Department of Justice a report, as prescribed by the department, describing the firearm and providing personal information.This bill would additionally allow the person to electronically submit these reports. The bill would also authorize the department to request photographs of the firearm to determine if it is a prohibited weapon, as specified.(3) Existing law exempts certain other transactions from the requirement to be processed through a licensed firearms dealer and does not require these transactions to be reported to the Department of Justice, including, without limitation, sales, deliveries, or transfers of firearms between importers and manufacturers of firearms, transfers of firearms to a gunsmith for repairs, loans of a firearm to a hunter, loans of a firearm to a person attending a police academy, and temporary transfers of a firearm for safekeeping, as specified. Existing law allows a person transferring or receiving a firearm pursuant to one of these provisions or a person moving out of state with a firearm to report that information to the department.This bill would allow a report submitted pursuant to this provision to be submitted electronically and would prescribe the information to be included in these reports, as specified. The bill would require the department to establish a fee for submission of this information, as specified. The bill would also authorize the department to request photographs of the firearm to determine if it is a prohibited weapon, as specified. The bill would make the filing of any false information pursuant to this provision a crime punishable as a misdemeanor. By creating a new crime, this bill would impose a state-

Status
Referred to Com. on PUB S.

Bill Documents
CA AB 3064 - 04/25/24 - Amended Assembly
04/25/24 - CA AB 3064 (04/25/24 - Amended Assembly)


CA AB 3064 - 04/16/24 - Amended Assembly
04/16/24 - CA AB 3064 (04/16/24 - Amended Assembly)

CA AB 3064 - 04/01/24 - Amended Assembly
04/01/24 - CA AB 3064 (04/01/24 - Amended Assembly)

CA AB 3064 - 02/16/24 - Introduced
02/16/24 - CA AB 3064 (02/16/24 - Introduced)

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  • Brian Maienschein - D
    Assemblymember - State Assembly - CA

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