Firearms Regulations/Rulemaking Activities

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Firearms Regulations can be found in Division 5, Title 11 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR)

To receive email notifications of future rulemaking activities, please contact: regulations@doj.ca.gov

Current Rulemaking Activity

Proposed: Regulations regarding Assault Weapon Definitions – Title 11, Division 5, Section 5460

Notice of availability of documents and 15-day public comment period

The 15-day Comment period will close at 5:00 pm on November 6, 2018

Withdrawal

Notice Register Publication Date: November 24, 2017

Public Hearing: The Department will hold a public hearing to receive public comments on the proposed regulatory action from 10:00 a.m.− 12:00 p.m. on Monday, January 8, 2018, at the following location:

Resources Building Auditorium
1416 9th Street, Sacramento, California

Public Notice and Related Documents:

Proposed: Regulations regarding the California Firearms Application Reporting System – Title 11, Division 5, Chapters 12, 39, and 41

Notice Register Publication Date: October 5, 2018

Public Notice and Related Documents:

Proposed: Regulations regarding Automated Firearms System Information Updates – Title 11, Division 5, Sections 4350 – 4353

Notice Register Publication Date: September 21, 2018

Public Notice and Related Documents:

Subject: Proposed: Regulations regarding Handguns and Firearm Safety Device Testing - Title 11, Division 5, Chapters 5 and 6

Notice of Modification to Text of Proposed Regulations: July 23, 2018

The 15-day Comment period will close at 5:00 pm on August 8, 2018

Public Notice and Related Documents:

Subject: Proposed regulations regarding Certificates of Eligibility – Title 11, Division 5, Chapter 3

Notice of Modification to Text of Proposed Regulations: July 19, 2018

The 15-day Comment period will close at 5:00 pm on August 6, 2018

Public Notice and Related Documents:

Proposed: Regulations regarding Dealer Record of Sale (DROS) Entry System – Title 11, Division 5, Chapter 8

Notice Register Publication Date: March 16, 2018

Public Hearing: The Department will hold a public hearing to receive public comments on the proposed regulatory action from 10:00 a.m.− 12:00 p.m. on May 4, 2018, at the following location:

Resources Building Auditorium
1416 9th Street, Sacramento, California

Public Notice and Related Documents:

Proposed: Regulations regarding Certificates of Eligibility – Title 11, Division 5, Chapter 3

Notice Register Publication Date: March 9, 2018

Public Hearing: The Department will hold a public hearing to receive public comments on the proposed regulatory action from 10:00 a.m.− 12:00 p.m. on April 27, 2018, at the following location:

Resources Building Auditorium
1416 9th Street, Sacramento, California

Public Notice and Related Documents:

Proposed: Regulations regarding Handguns and Firearm Safety Device Testing – Title 11, Division 5, Chapters 5 and 6

Notice Register Publication Date: January 12, 2018

Public Hearing: The Department will hold a public hearing to receive public comments on the proposed regulatory action from 10:00 a.m.− 12:00 p.m. on March 12, 2018, at the following location:

Resources Building Auditorium
1416 9th Street, Sacramento, California

Public Notice and Related Documents:

Forms Incorporated by Reference:

Proposed: Regulations regarding Privacy Notices – Title 11, Division 5, Section 4002

Notice Register Publication Date: July 28, 2017

Public Hearing: The Department will hold a public hearing to receive public comments on the proposed regulatory action from 1:00 p.m.− 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at the following location:

Resources Building Auditorium
1416 9th Street, Sacramento, California

Public Notice and Related Documents:

Forms Incorporated by Reference:

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Completed Rulemaking Activity (within the past 12 months)

Subject: Adopted Regulations regarding Privacy Notices – Title 11, Division 5, Section 4002.

On August 2, 2018, the Office of Administrative Law approved the Department of Justice's (DOJ) regulations, regarding Privacy Notices and filed them with the Secretary of State. The newly adopted regulation is section 4002, which can be found within Title 11 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR). This section will become effective on October 1, 2018.

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Forms Incorporated by Reference:

Subject: Adopted Regulations regarding Firearms: Identifying Info and the Unique Serial Number Application (USNA) Process – Title 11, Division 5, Sections 5505-5522.

On May 21, 2018, the Office of Administrative Law approved the Department of Justice's (DOJ) regulations, regarding Firearms: Identifying Info and the Unique Serial Number Application (USNA) Process, and filed them with the Secretary of State. The newly adopted regulations are sections 5505 through 5522, which can be found within Title 11 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR). These sections will become effective on July 1, 2018.

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