News Alert!!: California: Series of new firearm bills signed by California Governor that tightened rules on carrying concealed weapons and making bump stocks illegal.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed a series of new firearm bills on Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 that tightened rules for carrying concealed weapons and bump stocks.
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Among the new firearm bills signed, one requires at least 8 hours of training, including live fire exercises, before carrying a concealed weapon.
California Governor Jerry Brown also signed a bill that made it clear rapid-fire bump stocks are illegal in California.
California Governor Jerry Brown did vetoed a bill to expand the state’s gun violence restraining order law, which would have allowed colleagues, mental health workers and school employees to seek restraining orders.
California Governor Jerry Brown also vetoed a bill that allows suicidal individuals to put themselves on the list of those banned from buying weapons.
The new firearm bills that were signed will go into effect on January 1st, 2019.