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Firearms Regulations/Rulemaking Activities

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



Notice of Proposed Emergency Action

Firearm Safety Certificate Program and Safe Handling Demonstrations

August 13, 2015

Pursuant to the requirements of Government Code section 11346.1, subdivision (a)(1), the Department of Justice (Department) is providing notice of proposed re-adoption of emergency regulations regarding Firearm Safety Certificates and Safe Handling Demonstrations. There have been no changes to the text of the previously adopted regulations.

Submission of Comments

Government Code section 11346.1, subdivision (a)(2) requires that, at least five working days prior to submission of the proposed emergency action to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL), the adopting agency provide a notice of the proposed emergency action to every person who has filed a request for notice of regulatory action with the agency. After submission of the proposed emergency to the OAL, the OAL shall allow interested persons five calendar days to submit comments on the proposed emergency regulations as set forth in Government Code section 11349.6.

The text of the proposed emergency regulations, all documents incorporated by reference, and the "Finding of Emergency" can be accessed by selecting the links below.

The Department plans to file the emergency rulemaking package with OAL at least five working days from the date at the top of this notice. If you would like to comment on the proposed emergency regulations or the Finding of Emergency, your comments must be received by both the Department and the OAL within five days of the Department's filing with OAL. Responding to comments is strictly at the Department's discretion. Send comments simultaneously to:

Department of Justice
Bureau of Firearms
Attn: Jeff Amador
P.O. Box 160487
Sacramento, CA 95816

And

Office of Administrative Law
300 Capitol Mall, Suite 1250
Sacramento, CA 95814

Finding of Emergency

Text of Proposed Regulations

Forms Incorporated by Reference:

Comparable Training Entity Application, BOF 946 (Rev. 01/2015)

DOJ Certified Instructor Application, BOF 037 (Rev. 01/2015)

Firearm Safety Certificate, BOF 034 (Rev. 01/2015)

Safe Handling Demonstration Affidavit, BOF 039 (Rev. 01/2015)



Recent Rulemaking Activity (within the past 12 months)

Subject:  Emergency Regulations Regarding Firearm Safety Certificates and Safe Handling Demonstrations

Date of Submission to the Office of Administrative Law for Review:  February 25, 2015

Date Filed with the Secretary of State:  March 9, 2015

Effective Date:  March 9, 2015

Notice of Proposed Emergency Action

Finding of Emergency

Text of Proposed Regulations

Forms Incorporated by Reference:

Comparable Training Entity Application, BOF 946 (Rev. 01/2015)

DOJ Certified Instructor Application, BOF 037 (Rev. 01/2015)

Firearm Safety Certificate, BOF 034 (Rev. 01/2015)

Safe Handling Demonstration Affidavit, BOF 039 (Rev. 01/2015)

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