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Brady California Announces Sponsorship of Four State Bills for 2020


Brady California is pleased to sponsor four firearm bills in 2020:

AB 276 (Friedman) – Requires schools to inform parents and guardians about California’s child access prevention laws and laws relating to the safe storage of firearms.

AB 2616 (Gabriel) – Requires the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) to develop and implement a course of training regarding gun violence restraining orders for all incoming officers. Makes supplementary training available for all current law enforcement officers.

AB 2714 (Gloria) – Requires California’s Department of Justice to analyze the crime gun data it already has to determine trends and patterns related to how crime guns are sold and trafficked. Requires the Department to produce annual firearms tracing reports outlining which California licensed firearm dealers are selling recovered crime guns.

AB 2847 (Chiu) – Strengthens California’s Unsafe Handgun Act (UHA) to ensure that new firearms are introduced that incorporate microstamping technology (to identify shooters) and comply with the UHA’s other safety requirements, including a chamber load indicator and magazine disconnect mechanism (to prevent unintentional shootings).