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Penal Code - PEN

PART 6. CONTROL OF DEADLY WEAPONS [16000 - 34370]

  ( Part 6 added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 711, Sec. 6. )
  

TITLE 4. FIREARMS [23500 - 34370]

  ( Title 4 added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 711, Sec. 6. )
  

DIVISION 10. SPECIAL RULES RELATING TO PARTICULAR TYPES OF FIREARMS OR FIREARM EQUIPMENT [30210 - 33690]

  ( Division 10 added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 711, Sec. 6. )
  

CHAPTER 4. Handguns and Firearm Safety [31500 - 32110]

  ( Heading of Chapter 4 amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 761, Sec. 12. )
  

ARTICLE 2. Firearm Safety Certificate [31610 - 31670]
  ( Heading of Article 2 amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 761, Sec. 13. )

  
31610.  

(a) It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this article to require that persons who obtain firearms have a basic familiarity with those firearms, including, but not limited to, the safe handling and storage of those firearms. It is not the intent of the Legislature to require a firearm safety certificate for the mere possession of a firearm.

(b) This section shall become operative on January 1, 2015.

(Repealed (in Sec. 14) and added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 761, Sec. 15. (SB 683) Effective January 1, 2014. Section operative January 1, 2015, by its own provisions.)