Today's Law As Amended


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SB-1456 Firearms: Assault weapons and .50 BMG rifles: exemptions.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 30626 is added to the Penal Code, to read:

30626.
 (a) Sections 30600, 30605, and 30610 do not apply to the sale of an assault weapon or a .50 BMG rifle to, or the purchase, importation, or possession of an assault weapon or a .50 BMG rifle by, the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
(b) The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection may issue an assault weapon or .50 BMG rifle to a sworn peace officer within the department if the department determines that an assault weapon or .50 BMG rifle is necessary for the officer to perform his or her duties.
(c) Sections 30605 and 30610 do not prohibit the possession or use in the course and scope of an officer’s duties of an assault weapon or .50 BMG rifle by a sworn peace officer who is employed by the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.