HB1902

HB1902 – CLICK TO SEE BILL PAGE

Measure Title: RELATING TO FIREARMS.
Report Title: Firearms; Large Capacity Magazine; Prohibition; Mental Health; Red Flags; Restrictions; Family Court Records
Description: Extends the prohibition for large capacity magazines to all firearms, rather than just pistols. Provides an exception to the prohibition for law enforcement agencies and duly authorized officers. Prohibits certain individuals from owning firearms who: (1) as a minor, were diagnosed with behavioral, emotional, or mental disorders, unless the person has been medically documented to be no longer either adversely affected by the behavioral, emotional, or mental disorder or deemed a danger to themselves or others; or (2) were adjudicated by the family court to have committed a certain number of crimes of violence. Requires records of these diagnoses or adjudications to be made available to law enforcement officials. Provides an exemption for blank-firing weapons used as props for theatrical purposes. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: PSM, JDC
Introducer(s): TAKAYAMA, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, PERRUSO, TODD, WILDBERGER, Belatti, Brower, Cachola, Creagan, Holt, Morikawa, San Buenaventura

HIFICO’s position: STRONGLY OPPOSE

  • DOES NOT ALLOW FOR GRANDFATHERING OF CURRENTLY OWNED MAGAZINES
  • 9th Circuit lawsuit Duncan vs Becerra will be decided in the coming months.
  • Violates the Second Ammendment.
  • reduces the efficiency of the militia.
  • Takes lawfully owned property from law-abiding gun owners.
  • Criminalizes law-abiding gun owners.
  • Some firearms don’t have low capacity magazines options.
  • Some magazines can not be modified.
  • fixes a problem that does not exist.
  • Allows law enforcement to check closed Family Court Records for firearms purchases