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SB 1446 - Prohibits the Possession of High-Capacity Gun Magazines - California Key Vote

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Title: Prohibits the Possession of High-Capacity Gun Magazines

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Title: Prohibits the Possession of High-Capacity Gun Magazines

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that prohibits an individual from possessing a large-capacity gun magazine, effective July 1, 2017.

Highlights:

  • Prohibits an individual from possessing a large-capacity magazine, beginning July 1, 2017 (Sec. 1).
  • Requires an individual who legally possessed a large-capacity magazine prior to July 1, 2017 to dispose of it in one of the following ways (Sec. 1):
    • Removing the magazine from the state;
    • Selling the magazine to a license firearms dealer;
    • Destroying the magazine; or
    • Giving the magazine to a law enforcement agency, where it will be destroyed.
  • Establishes the following fines for violating the provisions of this bill (Sec. 1):
    • Up to $100 for the first offense;
    • Up to $250 for the second offense; and
    • Up to $500 for the third or subsequent offense. 
  • Specifies that the provisions do not apply to certain individuals including, but not limited to, the following individuals (Sec. 2-4):
    • Honorably retired sworn peace or federal law enforcement officers;
    • Any federal, state, county, or city agency responsible for law enforcement; and
    • Sworn peace or federal law enforcement officers. 

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Prohibits the Possession of High-Capacity Gun Magazines

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that prohibits an individual from possessing a large-capacity gun magazine, effective July 1, 2017.

Highlights:

  • Prohibits an individual from possessing a large-capacity magazine, beginning July 1, 2017 (Sec. 1).
  • Requires an individual who legally possessed a large-capacity magazine prior to July 1, 2017 to dispose of it in one of the following ways (Sec. 1):
    • Removing the magazine from the state;
    • Selling the magazine to a license firearms dealer;
    • Destroying the magazine; or
    • Giving the magazine to a law enforcement agency, where it will be destroyed.
  • Establishes the following fines for violating the provisions of this bill (Sec. 1):
    • Up to $100 for the first offense;
    • Up to $250 for the second offense; and
    • Up to $500 for the third or subsequent offense. 
  • Specifies that the provisions do not apply to certain individuals including, but not limited to, the following individuals (Sec. 2-4):
    • Honorably retired sworn peace or federal law enforcement officers;
    • Any federal, state, county, or city agency responsible for law enforcement; and
    • Sworn peace or federal law enforcement officers. 

Title: Prohibits the Possession of High-Capacity Gun Magazines

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