BILL NUMBER: SB 47	INTRODUCED
	BILL TEXT


INTRODUCED BY   Senator Yee

                        DECEMBER 18, 2012

   An act relating to assault weapons.


	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   SB 47, as introduced, Yee. Assault weapons.
   Existing law finds and declares that the proliferation and use of
assault weapons poses a threat to the health, safety, and security of
Californians. Existing law generally prohibits the possession or
transfer of assault weapons, except for the sale, purchase,
importation, or possession of assault weapons by specified
individuals, including law enforcement officers.
   Under existing law, a person who lawfully possessed an assault
weapon before the assault weapon was a prohibited firearm is
authorized to retain possession of the assault weapon if the person
registered the assault weapon with the Department of Justice.
   This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact
legislation relating to assault weapons.
   Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no.
State-mandated local program: no.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  SECTION 1.  It is the intent of the Legislature to enact
legislation relating to assault weapons.