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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 3. WEAPONS AND DEVICES OTHER THAN FIREARMS [19910 - 23025]

  ( Title 3 added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 711, Sec. 6. )
  

DIVISION 11. TEAR GAS AND TEAR GAS WEAPONS [22810 - 23025]

  ( Division 11 added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 711, Sec. 6. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Unlawful Possession, Sale, or Transportation [22900 - 22910]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 711, Sec. 6. )

  
22910.  

(a) Any person who changes, alters, removes, or obliterates the name of the manufacturer, the serial number, or any other mark of identification on any tear gas weapon is guilty of a public offense and, upon conviction, shall be punished by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 or by a fine of not more than two thousand dollars ($2,000), or by both that fine and imprisonment.

(b) Possession of any such weapon upon which the same shall have been changed, altered, removed, or obliterated, shall be presumptive evidence that such possessor has changed, altered, removed, or obliterated the same.

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 15, Sec. 539. (AB 109) Effective April 4, 2011. Amending action operative October 1, 2011, by Sec. 636 of Ch. 15, as amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 39, Sec. 68. Section operative January 1, 2012, pursuant to Stats. 2010, Ch. 711, Sec. 10.)