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AB-180 Registration and licensing of firearms: City of Oakland.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 53071 of the Government Code is amended to read:

53071.
 (a)  It is the intention intent  of the Legislature to occupy the whole field of regulation of the registration or licensing of commercially manufactured firearms as encompassed by the provisions of the Penal Code, and such provisions shall be exclusive of all local regulations, relating to registration or licensing of commercially manufactured firearms, by any political subdivision as defined in Section 1721 of the Labor Code.
(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), the City of Oakland may enact an ordinance or regulation, applicable solely to its residents and in accordance with federal law, that is more restrictive than state law regulating the registration or licensing of commercially manufactured firearms as encompassed by the Penal Code.

SEC. 2.

 Section 25605 of the Penal Code is amended to read:

25605.
 (a) Section 25400 and Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 26350) of Division 5 shall not apply to or affect any citizen of the United States or legal resident over the age of 18 years who resides or is temporarily within this state, and who is not within the excepted classes prescribed by Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 29800) or Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 29900) of Division 9 of this title, or Section 8100 or 8103 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, who carries, either openly or concealed, anywhere within the citizen’s or legal resident’s place of residence, place of business, or on private property owned or lawfully possessed by the citizen or legal resident, any handgun.
(b) No A  permit or license to purchase, own, possess, keep, or carry, either openly or concealed, shall not  be required of any citizen of the United States or legal resident over the age of 18 years who resides or is temporarily within this state, and who is not within the excepted classes prescribed by Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 29800) or Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 29900) of Division 9 of this title, or Section 8100 or 8103 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, to purchase, own, possess, keep, or carry, either openly or concealed, a handgun within the citizen’s or legal resident’s place of residence, place of business, or on private property owned or lawfully possessed by the citizen or legal resident.
(c) Nothing in this  This  section shall not  be construed as affecting the application of Sections 25850 to 26055, inclusive.
(d) This section shall not be construed as affecting the application of subdivision (b) of Section 53071 of the Government Code.
SEC. 3.
 The Legislature finds and declares that a special law is necessary and that a general law cannot be made applicable within the meaning of Section 16 of Article IV of the California Constitution because the City of Oakland is suffering from the worst gun violence among cities in the state, with 131 homicides and over 4,000 gun-related crimes in 2012.