Democrats on the Senate
Public Safety Committee voted Tuesday to require that people who make homemade
guns get a background check and apply for a serial number. Senate President Pro
Tem Kevin de Leon says the bill would help police track guns used in crimes.
Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a similar measure in 2014.
identifying information. Introduced by Sen. Kevin de Leon, this bill would
require people who make homemade guns to get a background check and apply for a
SB-880 Firearms: assault
weapons. Introduced by senators Isadore Hall and Steve Glazer, this bill would
expand the definition of "assault weapon" to include semi-automatic,
centerfire rifles with easily detachable magazines.
SB-894 Firearms: lost or
stolen: reports. Introduced by Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, this bill would
require gun owners to report the theft or loss of a firearm to a local law
enforcement agency within five days.
Introduced by Sen. Kevin de Leon, this bill attempts to get around a court
order barring enforcement of a 2009 law requiring stores to keep records on
purchases of handgun ammunition by updating the definition of
magazine capacity. Introduced by Sen. Loni Hancock, this bill would make it an
infraction for a person to possess a large-capacity magazine, defined under
existing law as an ammunition-feeding device that holds more than 10 rounds.
SB-1006 Firearm Violence
Research Center. Introduced by Sen. Lois Wolk, this bill would request that the
University of California establish a center for the research of firearm-related
Introduced by Sen. Ben Allen, this bill would postpone the start of the statute
of limitations for certain crimes involving the transfer of firearms.
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