• Ken Kraushaar

CA 1-in-30 in effect july 1st, 2021

hey guys,

just a reminder that the 1 in 30 rule on semi auto centerfire rifles goes into effect on thursday.


"SB 61, Portantino.

Firearms: transfers.

Existing law, subject to exceptions, prohibits a person from making more than one application to purchase a handgun within any 30-day period. A violation of that prohibition is a crime. Existing law prohibits a firearms dealer from delivering a handgun to a person whenever the dealer is notified by the Department of Justice that within the preceding 30-day period the purchaser has made another application to purchase a handgun that does not fall within an exception to the 30-day prohibition. A violation of that delivery prohibition by the dealer is a crime.

This bill would, effective July 1, 2021, make the 30-day prohibition and the dealer delivery prohibition described above also applicable to semiautomatic centerfire rifles.

Existing law prohibits a licensed firearm dealer from selling a firearm to a person under 21 years of age. Existing law provides an exemption to this prohibition for the sale of a firearm, other than a handgun, to a person 18 years of age or older who has a valid hunting license, is a law enforcement officer, as specified, or is an honorably discharged member of the Armed Forces. Existing law makes a violation of this prohibition a crime.

This bill would prohibit the sale of a semiautomatic centerfire rifle to any person under the age of 21, except a law enforcement officer or active duty member of the Armed Forces, as specified."


please take special note that this new law would prohibit sale of any semi-automatic. centerfire rifle to a person under 21 years of age, even with a hunting license.


for more information, please see:

https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201920200SB61



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