Today's Law As Amended

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SB-1092 Firearms: silencers.(2017-2018)


 Section 3002.5 is added to the Fish and Game Code, to read:

 Where a firearm is authorized in this division to be used for the taking of a bird or mammal, a person may use a lawfully possessed silencer, as defined in Section 17210 of the Penal Code, if it is attached to a firearm measuring 16 inches or more in length.

SEC. 2.

 Section 33410 of the Penal Code is amended to read:

 Any person, firm, or corporation  person  who within this state possesses a silencer is  that is attached to a firearm measuring less than 16 inches in length is  guilty of a felony and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 or by a fine not to exceed ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or by both that fine and imprisonment.