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AB-1903 Firearms: buyback programs: gift cards.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.

 Section 27851 is added to the Penal Code, to read:

27851.
 (a) For purposes of a voluntary firearms buyback program, a city, city and county, county, or the state shall not, in exchange for a firearm, dispense a gift card whose issuer is a seller of goods or services that holds a firearms dealer’s license issued pursuant to Sections 26700 to 26915, inclusive, or an ammunition vendor license pursuant to Section 30342.
(b) For purposes of this section, “voluntary firearms buyback program” means a program or event that is consistent with Section 27850 and in which an authorized representative of a city, city and county, county, or the state buys or receives firearms from the public for purposes of reducing the number of firearms in the community.
(c) A city, city and county, county, and the state shall not renew or modify an existing contract in a manner that would violate subdivision (a).