AB 1020, as amended, Bonta. Firearms: letter to purchasers.
Existing law prohibits a firearm from being delivered within 10 days of the application to purchase, or, after notice by the Department of Justice, within 10 days of the submission to the department of any correction to the application, or within 10 days of the submission to the department of a required fee, whichever is later.end delete
This bill would require
the Attorney General to send a letter
begin delete during the 10-day waiting periodend delete
to each individual who has applied to purchase a firearm informing him or her of begin delete firearmsend delete laws relating to gun trafficking and safe storage, as provided.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 29310 is added to the Penal Code, to
During the 10-day waiting period following an
2application to purchase a firearm required pursuant to Sections
327540 and 26815, the Attorney General shall send a letter to each
4individual who has applied to purchase a firearm, informing him
5or her of firearms laws relating to gun trafficking and safe storage,
6including the following:
3 13(a) Thatend delete
requires that all firearms transfers
15be conducted through licensed dealers as provided in Section
22(b) Thatend delete
23California law prohibits any person, corporation, or dealer
24from selling, loaning, or transferring a firearm to anyone who is
25not the actual purchaser or transferee of the firearm as provided
26in Section 27515.
9 27(c) That storageend delete
28of a firearm where children are likely to gain access
29is a criminal offense as provided in Sections 25100 and 25110 if
30the child obtains access and thereby causes death or injury.