Regulations: Automated Firearms System (AFS) Information Updates
In order to assist in the investigation of crime, the prosecution of civil actions by city attorneys, the arrest and prosecution of criminals, and the recovery of lost, stolen, or found property, the Attorney General is charged with keeping and properly filing and managing complete records pertaining to certain firearm related data. (See Pen. Code, § 11106.) The Department has determined that maintenance of this data will be facilitated by the creation of a process allowing an individual to access certain portions of this data to keep it current.
California Code of Regulations, Title 11, DIvision 5, Chapter 13
Sections: 4350, 4351, 4352 and 4353
Status of the Proposal
This rulemaking is complete.
On June 13, 2019 the Office of Administrative Law approved the Department of Justice’s regulations regarding Automated Firearms System Information Updates and filed them with the Secretary of State. This regulation becomes effective on July 1, 2019.
45-Day Comment Period Documentation
- Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (including Informative Digest), pdf
- Text of Proposed Regulations, pdf
- Initial Statement of Reasons, pdf
- STD 399 Economic and Fiscal Impact Statement, pdf
- STD 400 (Part A) Notice Publication, pdf
15-Day Comment Period Documentation
Final Rulemaking Documents
Anyone submitting a comment regarding a proposed action has the right to request a copy of the final statement of reasons
NOTE: This webpage will be deleted 12 months after the rulemaking is completed and the regulation is filed with the Secretary of State.