California Other Assault Weapons Registration Period Opens

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U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- In 2020, the California legislature passed Senate Bill 118 expanding the definition of “assault weapon” to include a category of “other assault weapons.”  Recently, the California Department of Justice announced the opening of a registration period to run from October 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021, for those individuals who wish to remain in lawful possession of those covered firearms without making any modifications to remove them from the covered category. For those who intend to comply with this registration requirement, please see the below information provided on the California Department of Justice Website https://oag.ca.gov/firearms:​

“Other” Assault Weapon Registration

Penal Code section 30900, as amended, requires any person who, prior to September 1, 2020, lawfully possessed an assault weapon as defined by Penal Code Section 30515 subdivision (a) paragraphs (9), (10), and (11), and is eligible to register an assault weapon as set forth in Penal Code Section 30900, subdivision (c), to submit an application to the DOJ to register the firearm before January 1, 2022. The regulations for Other Assault Weapon Registration that contain additional information regarding registration requirements are now available on the Firearms Regulations/Rulemaking Activities webpage.

Please Note: The “Other” assault weapons registration is NOT affiliated with or an extension to previous registrations, including the “SB 23” and “Bullet Button” assault weapons registrations. Therefore, registrations submitted for assault weapons that do not meet the definition under Penal Code section 30515, subdivision (a), of paragraphs (9), (10), or (11) will be rejected.

Beginning October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM PST, registration applications may be submitted electronically at https://oawr.doj.ca.gov or by submitting the Other Assault Weapon Registration Form (BOF 1039), available for download from the Forms and Publications webpage. All registration applications, whether submitted electronically or through the mail, must be submitted during the registration period beginning October 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM PST through December 31, 2021 at 11:59 PM PST. The registration fee is $37.19 for one firearm and an additional $5 for each additional firearm registered in a single transaction.

Please Note: Registration applications received or postmarked after December 31, 2021, will not be accepted.

What is considered an “Other” assault weapon?

Pursuant to Penal Code section 30900, subdivision (c), paragraph (1), effective September 1, 2020, an “Other” assault weapon is defined in Penal Code section 30515, subdivision (a), paragraphs (9), (10), or (11), as:

9.       A semiautomatic centerfire firearm that is not a rifle, pistol, or shotgun, that does not have a fixed magazine, but that has any one of the following:

A.      A pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon.
B.      A thumbhole stock.
C.       A folding or telescoping stock.
D.      A grenade launcher or flare launcher.
E.       A flash suppressor.
F.       A forward pistol grip.
G.      A threaded barrel, capable of accepting a flash suppressor, forward handgrip, or silencer.
H.      A second handgrip.
I.         A shroud that is attached to, or partially or completely encircles, the barrel that allows the bearer to fire the weapon without burning the bearer’s hand, except a slide that encloses the barrel.
J.        The capacity to accept a detachable magazine at some location outside of the pistol grip.

10.   A semiautomatic centerfire firearm that is not a rifle, pistol, or shotgun, that has a fixed magazine with the capacity to accept more than 10 rounds.

11.   A semiautomatic centerfire firearm that is not a rifle, pistol, or shotgun, that has an overall length of less than 30 inches.

For purposes of this section, “fixed magazine” means an ammunition feeding device contained in, or permanently attached to, a firearm in such a manner that the device cannot be removed without disassembly of the firearm action.


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DaveW
DaveW
12 days ago

So, do I understand this correctly? If someone has a dozen uppers in various calibers, and no lowers, they are non-weapons, and there is no need to register anything?

And if some state stormtrooper should ask about the lower(s), a reply might be “in no way was I going to just give it to the state and support violating my right under the Constitution, so I cut it up and you’ll find the pieces in the county dump (or at the bottom of a lake, in the ocean depth, etc.).

Deplorable Bill
Deplorable Bill
12 days ago

In the 1930’s, Hitler registered guns “for a kinder, gentler nation”. And the world lived haply ever after right? No, 140 MILLION people lost their lives to murder and genocide. What commiefornia is doing is unconstitutional and anti SCRIPTURAL For those who are able to egress please remember to NOT BRING THEIR COMMUNIST VIEWS OF LIFE TO OTHER STATES. For those who cannot leave it’s better to not register their arms to the state. What they are doing IS unconstitutional and they know it but their goal is to register and then remove every firearm they can until they are… Read more »

nrringlee
nrringlee
13 days ago

The self selection sorting is happening under the noses of progressive tyrants. I live in what is probably the most conservative, most religious county in the United States, Mohave County, AZ. Eleven new houses being built in my small development. All eleven bought, for cash, by folks fleeing the following states: 4 from Kalifornia; 2 from Oregon; 2 from Washington; 2 from Nevada; 1 from Illinois. So far all eleven have shown up with Trump and NRA/AZCDL stickers and flags. Eight of the eleven have joined our gun club. All eleven have joined Arizona Citizens Defense League when I asked… Read more »

Wild Bill
Wild Bill
13 days ago
Reply to  nrringlee

Eleven more families cancel California, Oregon, Washington, and Nevada. Maybe there is a quiet Cancel the Socialist States going on.

buzzsaw
buzzsaw
12 days ago
Reply to  nrringlee

It looks like you’re getting the good ones, but who’s moving to the cities? I hear a lot about people moving from the People’s Republik of Kommiefornistan and other similar places, to Colorado, Texas, and now Minnesota (San Francisco of the North, seriously?) and even Georgia, and once settled, voting for the same sh!t they’re fleeing. We need to develop an orientation package for them. Maybe call it “Your Old State—Why You Left and How Not to F**k Up Your New One” or, more welcoming, “Your New State—What Attracted You and How to Help Keep it That Way.” I once… Read more »

Oldvet
Oldvet
12 days ago
Reply to  buzzsaw

buzz…They may not be fleeing . It may be another way to stuff ballot boxes funded by soros or bloomturd of course .

Arizona Don
Arizona Don
12 days ago
Reply to  buzzsaw

I was born and grew up in Pennsylvania. I realized by the time I got out of the Army PA sucked. In PA they tax everything except your breathing. And if they could figure out a way to monitor that they would tax that as well.  I decided I wanted to fly for a living. So I went to an aviation academy in Reno, NV and attended UNR for a couple years. Back in the 60’s I really liked Nevada. However I got my first flying job in Arizona and have been here ever since. Now retired I will never leave here. Even though it is said biden won… Read more »

DaveW
DaveW
12 days ago
Reply to  buzzsaw

Many years ago, I wrote a letter to the editor of the local paper entitled, “The Marriage is Over”. The theme was that we had so many people moving to the north state counties of California from the socialist realms of SF, LA, etc., fleeing the high taxes, smog, traffic, gangs, etc., and then demanding improvements of what was best about this region. The lakes, rivers, streams, ocean, mountains, forests, hunting, fishing, lack of traffic lights, gangs, graffiti, low crime, etc. Our 36,000 population has added 100,000, and we have all the problems the pinkos fled. My premise was that… Read more »

nrringlee
nrringlee
13 days ago

Just say no.

Tionico
Tionico
12 days ago
Reply to  nrringlee

Easier than that. Just ignore it. LIke 95% of the folks in New York have been doing for years.

Bill
Bill
13 days ago

So what new guns are included?

Henry Bowman
Henry Bowman
14 days ago

Dude, Trump supporters (in fact, ALL conservatives and others unhappy with Gavin Newscum) turned out in HISTORIC NUMBERS to make sure this TYRANT was removed, and like EVERY ballot cast since November 2020 was 100% rigged by corrupt commiecrats!

Conservative Coloradans are likely no different. Anytime the Commiecrat Party is threatened with a recall or other election, because they cannot win on the strength of their own merits, they rig elections. Hell, it’s a social media meme at this point!

Haz is right; you’re either clueless or delusional. Stop being a normie-con and get based.

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I Haz A Question
I Haz A Question
14 days ago

“Failure of Trump supporters to show up for a recall…” Patriot, I’ve been a reader of Ammoland for years, and have therefore read countless comments from you. I remained convinced that you have absolutely no idea of what you speak. Trump supporters showed up in droves for the Recall Election, including pretty much every one I know in my large personal circle of friends, family, coworkers, neighbors, etc. I even helped to gather signatures. In fact, several Democrats and Independents I know voted to recall Newsom. But the system is rigged, and here’s some proof I can offer: I’ve voted… Read more »

Henry Bowman
Henry Bowman
14 days ago

The people you speak of sure ain’t Trump supporters; Trumpers are vocal resisters of covidiocy and medical tyranny; they are willing to drive out of their way to vote against Commiecrats and support other MAGA patriots.

The people you’re describing sound more like RINOs. Don’t confuse Trumpers with RINOs because not all Republicans are made the same. Hell they’re as different as Donald Trump is from Judas Goat Mike Pence!

hippybiker
hippybiker
13 days ago
Reply to  Henry Bowman

Yes’m Boss! I grew op in o;e of the most corrupt States in America Illinois! Chicago. Where they vote early and vote often!

Tionico
Tionico
12 days ago
Reply to  hippybiker

and for more than a hundred years, too, right?

Wild Bill
Wild Bill
13 days ago

I Haz,
I bet a liberal would not let an unused ballot go to waste.

Russn8r
Russn8r
14 days ago

I know many Cali conservative gun owners. Until recently, too many were like the Jews in Nazi Europe who wouldn’t get out while they still could.

Too many still believe the happy meal crap they were taught in school and parroted by conservative talking heads like Hannity: “Can’t happen here, America always makes it, things always turn around”, blah blah blah.

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Russn8r
Russn8r
14 days ago
Reply to  Russn8r

Some Cali cons still delude themselves on twitter about taking Cali back even after the recall got crushed in landslide. Many votes were stolen, but I don’t think it won. I grew up here, still here for a few more months. Cali cons say things like “I think the recall will win because everyone I know hates Dems.” Well duh. They don’t hang out with the C0mmieDems & !nvaders who run Cali, they live in relatively conservative enclaves, so the folks they meet are mostly conservative, so they assume that’s the majority. And what if it was stolen? Nothing can… Read more »

Russn8r
Russn8r
14 days ago
Reply to  Russn8r

Sadly, tens of millions of true conservatives got jabbed because Trump told them how great it was. Still brags about being the father of the “safe & effective” vax, laughs at folks who say it’s dangerous & ineffective. Had Trump not done Op Warp Speed, few Americans would be vaccinated today, commie-dems & neo”cons” couldn’t say the minority’s endangering the majority, We’d have true herd immunity, the first vax might be conventional inactivated virus, and we wouldn’t be struggling against vax tyranny.

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Russn8r
Russn8r
14 days ago
Reply to  Russn8r

I know 2 healthy folks who died from Trump’s “safe & effective” vax within 48hrs, 3 others who stroked within 48hrs & recovered.

I follow the issue closely but I see no evidence of mass delayed fatalities. Could happen, but I suspect “they” (e.g. The “Good” Group) are saving more deadly vaccines for a later round after they get everyone conditioned to OBEY based on these less deadly ones.

Last edited 14 days ago by Russn8r
Henry Bowman
Henry Bowman
14 days ago
Reply to  Russn8r

The fact that she went public with her affidavit on the subject of the Coof Jab tells me that like LTC Scheller of the USMC, she will be put in hack on the orders of Comrade General Milley, without charges or hearing or even JAG counsel.

This regime is clearly going to treat all dissidents in or out of uniform like the January 6 protesters, and violate ALL rights. In fact, they are already treating all political prisoners like the Nazis did Jews.

The Liberty Tree is getting real damned thirsty.

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Russn8r
Russn8r
13 days ago
Reply to  Russn8r

Please forward these two links instead:

Affidavit of LTC. Theresa Long, M.D.
https://americasfrontlinedoctors.org/2/legal/colorado-lawsuits/

AFD supports Preliminary Injunction against vaccinating military, pilots & covid recovered
https://americasfrontlinedoctors.org/2/press_releases/americas-frontline-doctors-support-the-filing-of-a-preliminary-injunction-to-halt-further-vaccinations-for-all-military-staff-pilots-and-covid-recovered/

Please do NOT forward the DeepCapture piece. The author refuses/neglects to link to the official affidavit, the “above referenced motion”, case etc.

Irresponsible sloppiness, doesn’t want anyone helping America’s Frontline Doctors, or what?

Last edited 13 days ago by Russn8r
Tionico
Tionico
12 days ago
Reply to  Russn8r

there are some well documented adverse effects of the poke in the arm that lead to longer term damage to heart, kidneys,brain, etc. So many will begin to fall apart over the next couple of years. Yes, an YUUUUGE percentage of the deaths will be within the first four or fove days. Well documented. But the long term toll will likley eventually overtake the first week tallies. I’ve been following the entire vaccine industry over the past two decades, and when this mess came along, jumping up out of nowhere, rushed, no real testing, deaths all hushed up, their redefinitioni… Read more »

Henry Bowman
Henry Bowman
14 days ago
Reply to  Russn8r

Trump was a victim of Faucism. The man is not immune to being disinformed.

Russn8r
Russn8r
13 days ago
Reply to  Henry Bowman

“not immune to being disinformed” But he is immune from the honorable trait of owning F ups. Still helps inflict us with a deadly vax, still says ‘safe & effective’, ignores-ridicules folks who know otherwise. Also immune from vetting out disinformers. 4+ year list of he-should’ve-known a-h0les like Ruby Ridge Bill Barr. (Or did he know & nom Barr anyway?) “Trump was a victim of Faucism” Mostly victim of his own narcissism. He knew Fauxi was full of S soon as ‘Task Force’ pressers began. There were dozens of world-renounced MDs/PhDs/scientists he could’ve put on the Task Force to counter… Read more »

swmft
swmft
12 days ago
Reply to  Russn8r

and a real vaccine is under testing in Israel because phizer is not stopping shit ,80% vaccinated the others had covid guess which ones are dying?? two real ones being tested one oral the other inhaled ,should both give natural immunity which seems to cover ALL covid types

Henry Bowman
Henry Bowman
14 days ago
Reply to  Russn8r

One of my favorite Commiefornia delusional statements is how numerous conservatives are in Cali and that it’s too soon to abandon the state. When the commiecrats can rig every election and every recall, stack every race with so many leftist candidates that no conservative candidate can survive those “jungle primaries”, it’s too late to take it back! They may as well all retreat to a Red State and work like hell to make sure that state doesn’t meet the same fate! But with the Commiecrat Party openly rigging federal elections now, the whole country is now at the tipping point… Read more »

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Arizona
Arizona
13 days ago
Reply to  Henry Bowman

True. Participating in voting now, with outright fraud and rigging in the light of day, is basically giving your blessing to a fixed system. If you vote, you are legitimizing fraud. There is no fair election going forward, and hasn’t been one for years. It is so obvious now, though, because they know nothing will stop them other than rooftop voting.

Russn8r
Russn8r
13 days ago
Reply to  Arizona

You say that generally, while good folks are fighting to expose & fix the system in AZ-TX-etc? No sale. The CommieDems endorse your message. They’d love Rs to stop voting in R & swing states.

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Henry Bowman
Henry Bowman
12 days ago
Reply to  Russn8r

Arizona has a point, though; voting is also “consent of the governed” according to the Constitution.

What we OUGHT to be doing RIGHT NOW is not participating in, or complying with, THEIR FRAUD, CORRUPTION & TYRANNY. And that works for commiecrats as well as RINOs, and RINOs are running the GOP. Doom on BOTH houses!

musicman44mag
musicman44mag
14 days ago

The answer is that they don’t. They keep them hidden and shoot them slowly on private property where they cannot be seen if they shoot them at all.

Russn8r
Russn8r
14 days ago
Reply to  musicman44mag

Yep. The Shire Syndrome. Hobbits in free states thought they were safe, as if the crap would stay in Cali. Those who fought here were like Rangers. Did their best but lost, no support from other states or NRA, which conned $Billions from Cali gunners, gave nothing back but grief. LaPew’s efforts here consisted of ensuring no one questioned his looting of NRA. The job of his thug ex-marine “Pol Pain” was to physically threaten NRA activists who questioned NRA’s Vichy grifter junta. Texans were the most delusional in that regard. “Can’t happen here, nobody messes with Tx” etc, while… Read more »

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