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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)



Current Rulemaking Activity

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)



Completed Rulemaking Activity

Subject:  Bureau of Firearms Fees

Date Filed with the Secretary of State:  December 18, 2013

Effective Date:  January 1, 2014

Final Text of Regulations

Forms Incorporated by Reference:

Firearm Ownership Report, BOF 4542A, pdf

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

New Resident Firearm Ownership Report, BOF 4010A, pdf

Curio or Relic Firearm Report, BOF 4100A, pdf

Collector’s In-State Acquisition of Curio or Relic Long Gun Report, BOF 961, pdf




Subject: DROS Entry System

Date Filed with the Secretary of State:  December 26, 2013

Effective Date:  January 1, 2014

Copy of Std. 400 form

Final Text of Regulations

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