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AB-2344 Concealed weapons: peace officer exception.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2344


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Torres

February 24, 2012


An act to amend Section 25450 of the Penal Code, relating to firearms.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2344, as introduced, Torres. Concealed weapons: peace officer exception.
Existing law exempts from the crime of carrying a concealed firearm deputy sheriffs, members of the California Highway Patrol, member of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District Police Department, other duly appointed peace officers, honorably retired peace officers who, during the course and scope of their employment, were authorized to, and did, carry a firearm, full-time paid peace officers of another state or the federal government, or a person summoned by any of those listed to assist in making arrests or preserving the peace, while the person is actually engaged in assisting the officer.
This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to these provisions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 25450 of the Penal Code is amended to read:

25450.
 As provided in this article, Section 25400 does shall not apply to, or affect, any of the following:
(a) Any A peace officer, listed in Section 830.1 or 830.2, or subdivision (a) of Section 830.33, whether active or honorably retired.
(b) Any other duly appointed peace officer.
(c) Any An honorably retired peace officer listed in subdivision (c) of Section 830.5.
(d) Any other honorably retired peace officer who, during the course and scope of employment as a peace officer, was authorized to, and did, carry a firearm.
(e) Any A full-time paid peace officer of another state or the federal government who is carrying out official duties while in California.
(f) Any A person summoned by any of these officers to assist in making arrests or preserving the peace while the person is actually engaged in assisting that officer.