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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 6. Exceptions to Rules Governing Unsafe Handguns [32100 - 32110]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 711, Sec. 6. )

  
32105.  

(a) The Legislature finds a significant public purpose in exempting pistols that are designed expressly for use in Olympic target shooting events. Therefore, those pistols that are sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee and by USA Shooting, the national governing body for international shooting competition in the United States, and that were used for Olympic target shooting purposes as of January 1, 2001, and that fall within the definition of “unsafe handgun” pursuant to paragraph (3) of subdivision (b) of Section 31910 shall be exempt, as provided in subdivisions (b) and (c).

(b) Article 4 (commencing with Section 31900) and Article 5 (commencing with Section 32000) shall not apply to any of the following pistols, because they are consistent with the significant public purpose expressed in subdivision (a):

MANUFACTURERMODELCALIBER
ANSCHUTZFP.22LR
BENELLIMP90.22LR
BENELLIMP90.32 S&W LONG
BENELLIMP95.22LR
BENELLIMP95.32 S&W LONG
DRULOVFP.22LR
GREENELECTROARM.22LR
HAMMERLI100.22LR
HAMMERLI101.22LR
HAMMERLI102.22LR
HAMMERLI162.22LR
HAMMERLI280.22LR
HAMMERLI280.32 S&W LONG
HAMMERLIFP10.22LR
HAMMERLIMP33.22LR
HAMMERLISP20.22LR
HAMMERLISP20.32 S&W LONG
MORINICM102E.22LR
MORINI22M.22LR
MORINI32M.32 S&W LONG
MORINICM80.22LR
PARDINIGP.22 SHORT
PARDINIGPO.22 SHORT
PARDINIGP-SCHUMANN.22 SHORT
PARDINIHP.32 S&W LONG
PARDINIK22.22LR
PARDINIMP.32 S&W LONG
PARDINIPGP75.22LR
PARDINISP.22LR
PARDINISPE.22LR
SAKOFINMASTER.22LR
STEYRFP.22LR
VOSTOKIZH NO. 1.22LR
VOSTOKMU55.22LR
VOSTOKTOZ35.22LR
WALTHERFP.22LR
WALTHERGSP.22LR
WALTHERGSP.32 S&W LONG
WALTHEROSP.22 SHORT
WALTHEROSP-2000.22 SHORT

(c) The department shall create a program that is consistent with the purpose stated in subdivision (a) to exempt new models of competitive firearms from Article 4 (commencing with Section 31900) and Article 5 (commencing with Section 32000). The exempt competitive firearms may be based on recommendations by USA Shooting consistent with the regulations contained in the USA Shooting Official Rules or may be based on the recommendation or rules of any other organization that the department deems relevant.

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 296, Sec. 243. (AB 1023) Effective January 1, 2012.)