AB 1934 - An Act to Amend Sections 7574.14 and 7582.2 of the Business and Professions Code, and to Amend Sections 626.9, 12001, 12025, 12026, 12026.2, and 12590 Of, and to Add Section 12037 To, the Penal Code, Relating to Firearms.

Firearms. 2009-2010 Legislature. View bill details
Author(s):
Summary:
Existing law, subject to exceptions, makes it an offense to carry a concealed handgun on the person or in a vehicle, as specified. Existing law provides that firearms carried openly in belt holsters are not concealed within the meaning of those provisions.

This bill would delete the exception pertaining to firearms carried openly in belt holsters. The bill would also establish an… More
Existing law, subject to exceptions, makes it an offense to carry a concealed handgun on the person or in a vehicle, as specified. Existing law provides that firearms carried openly in belt holsters are not concealed within the meaning of those provisions.

This bill would delete the exception pertaining to firearms carried openly in belt holsters. The bill would also establish an exemption to the offense for transportation of a firearm by members of specified organizations going directly to or from official parade duty or ceremonial occasions, as specified. The bill would provide other exemptions.

By expanding the scope of an existing offense, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.

Existing law, subject to exceptions, makes it an offense to carry a loaded firearm in specified public areas.

The bill would, subject to exceptions, make it a misdemeanor to openly carry an unloaded handgun on the person in specified public areas.

By creating a new offense, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.

The bill would make conforming and nonsubstantive technical changes.

The bill would incorporate amendments to Section 12001 of the Penal Code, proposed by AB 1810, contingent on the prior enactment of that bill.

The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.

This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason. Hide
 
Status:
The bill was voted on by the Assembly on August 31, 2010. 

An Act to Amend Sections 7574.14 and 7582.2 of the Business and Professions Code, and to Amend Sections 626.9, 12001, 12025, 12026, 12026.2, and 12590 Of, and to Add Section 12037 To, the Penal Code, Relating to Firearms.

AB 1934 — 2009-2010 Legislature

Summary
Existing law, subject to exceptions, makes it an offense to carry a concealed handgun on the person or in a vehicle, as specified. Existing law provides that firearms carried openly in belt holsters are not concealed within the meaning of those provisions.

This bill would delete the exception pertaining to firearms carried openly in belt holsters. The bill would also establish an exemption to the offense for transportation of a firearm by members of specified organizations going directly to or from official parade duty or ceremonial occasions, as specified. The bill would provide other exemptions.

By expanding the scope of an existing offense, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.

Existing law, subject to exceptions, makes it an offense to carry a loaded firearm in specified public areas.

The bill would, subject to exceptions, make it a misdemeanor to openly carry an unloaded handgun on the person in specified public areas.

By creating a new offense, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.

The bill would make conforming and nonsubstantive technical changes.

The bill would… More
Existing law, subject to exceptions, makes it an offense to carry a concealed handgun on the person or in a vehicle, as specified. Existing law provides that firearms carried openly in belt holsters are not concealed within the meaning of those provisions.

This bill would delete the exception pertaining to firearms carried openly in belt holsters. The bill would also establish an exemption to the offense for transportation of a firearm by members of specified organizations going directly to or from official parade duty or ceremonial occasions, as specified. The bill would provide other exemptions.

By expanding the scope of an existing offense, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.

Existing law, subject to exceptions, makes it an offense to carry a loaded firearm in specified public areas.

The bill would, subject to exceptions, make it a misdemeanor to openly carry an unloaded handgun on the person in specified public areas.

By creating a new offense, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.

The bill would make conforming and nonsubstantive technical changes.

The bill would incorporate amendments to Section 12001 of the Penal Code, proposed by AB 1810, contingent on the prior enactment of that bill.

The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.

This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason. Hide
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Title
An Act to Amend Sections 7574.14 and 7582.2 of the Business and Professions Code, and to Amend Sections 626.9, 12001, 12025, 12026, 12026.2, and 12590 Of, and to Add Section 12037 To, the Penal Code, Relating to Firearms.
Author(s)
Lori Saldana, Tom Ammiano
Co-Authors
Subjects
  • Firearms
Major Actions
Introduced2/17/2010
Referred to Committee
Passed Assembly Committee on Public Safety4/20/2010
Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations5/12/2010
Passed Assembly6/01/2010
Passed Senate Committee on Public Safety6/22/2010
Failed passage in Senate8/30/2010
Passed Senate8/30/2010
Passed Senate8/31/2010
Failed passage in Assembly8/31/2010
Passed Assembly8/31/2010
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteAssembly Committee on Public SafetyDo pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.4/20/2010This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Public Safety
5 voted YES 2 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.5/12/2010This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
11 voted YES 5 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssemblyAB 1934 SALDANA Assembly Third Reading6/01/2010This bill PASSED the Assembly
46 voted YES 30 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenate Committee on Public SafetyDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.6/22/2010This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Public Safety
4 voted YES 3 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateAssembly 3rd Reading AB1934 Saldana By DeSaulnier8/30/2010This bill DID NOT PASS the Senate
20 voted YES 16 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateAssembly 3rd Reading AB1934 Saldana Reconsider8/30/2010This bill PASSED the Senate
37 voted YES 0 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateAssembly 3rd Reading AB1934 Saldana By DeSaulnier8/31/2010This bill PASSED the Senate
21 voted YES 16 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssemblyAB 1934 SALDANA Concurrence in Senate Amendments Motion to Re-refer to Committee By JEFFRIES8/31/2010This bill DID NOT PASS the Assembly
29 voted YES 39 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssemblyAB 1934 SALDANA Concurrence in Senate Amendments Motion to Suspend the Rules By CALDERON8/31/2010This bill PASSED the Assembly
53 voted YES 11 voted NO 14 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/17/2010
2/17/2010Read first time. To print.
2/18/2010From printer. May be heard in committee March 20.
4/05/2010Referred to Com. on PUB. S.
4/06/2010From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on PUB. S. Read second time and amended.
4/07/2010Re-referred to Com. on PUB. S.
select this voteVote4/20/2010Do pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
4/27/2010From committee: Amend, do pass as amended, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (April 20).
4/28/2010Read second time and amended.
4/29/2010Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
select this voteVote5/12/2010Do pass.
5/13/2010From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 11. Noes 5.) (May 12).
5/17/2010Read second time. To third reading.
6/01/2010Read third time, passed, and to Senate. (Ayes 46. Noes 30. Page 5389.)
6/01/2010In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage6/01/2010AB 1934 SALDANA Assembly Third Reading
6/10/2010Referred to Com. on PUB. S. From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on PUB. S.
6/22/2010From committee: Do pass, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. Re-referred. (Ayes 4. Noes 3.) (June 22).
select this voteVote6/22/2010Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.
6/30/2010From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on APPR.
8/02/2010From committee: Be placed on second reading file pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8.
8/03/2010Read second time. To third reading.
8/16/2010Read third time, amended. To second reading.
8/17/2010Read second time. To third reading.
8/19/2010Read third time, amended. To second reading.
8/20/2010Read second time. To third reading.
8/30/2010Reconsideration granted. (Ayes 37. Noes 0. Page 5033.) Read third time, passage refused. (Ayes 20. Noes 16. Page 5033.) Motion to reconsider made by Senator DeSaulnier.
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage8/30/2010Assembly 3rd Reading AB1934 Saldana By DeSaulnier
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage8/30/2010Assembly 3rd Reading AB1934 Saldana Reconsider
8/31/2010Read third time, passed, and to Assembly. (Ayes 21. Noes 16. Page 5109.)
8/31/2010In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. Motion to pass temporarily. (Ayes 53. Noes 11. Page 6968.)
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage8/31/2010Assembly 3rd Reading AB1934 Saldana By DeSaulnier
select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage8/31/2010AB 1934 SALDANA Concurrence in Senate Amendments Motion to Re-refer to Committee By JEFFRIES
select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage8/31/2010AB 1934 SALDANA Concurrence in Senate Amendments Motion to Suspend the Rules By CALDERON
11/30/2010Died on unfinished business file.

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

5 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

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An Act to Amend Sections 7574.14 and 7582.2 of the Business and Professions Code, and to Amend Sections 626.9, 12001, 12025, 12026, 12026.2, and 12590 Of, and to Add Section 12037 To, the Penal Code, Relating to Firearms.: Assembly 3rd Reading AB1934 Saldana Reconsider

5 organizations supported this bill

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, California Chapters
Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 3). Bill Analysis AB 1934 8-3-2010. Retrieved September 10, 2010, from Leg Info.
California Police Chiefs Association
Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 3). Bill Analysis AB 1934 8-3-2010. Retrieved September 10, 2010, from Leg Info.
City of Los Angeles
Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 3). Bill Analysis AB 1934 8-3-2010. Retrieved September 10, 2010, from Leg Info.
Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County
Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 3). Bill Analysis AB 1934 8-3-2010. Retrieved September 10, 2010, from Leg Info.
Sf Chronicle Editorial Board
Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 3). Bill Analysis AB 1934 8-3-2010. Retrieved September 10, 2010, from Leg Info.

3 organizations opposed this bill

Kittles Outdoor Sport Co.
Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 3). Bill Analysis AB 1934 8-3-2010. Retrieved September 10, 2010, from Leg Info.
National Rifle Association
Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 3). Bill Analysis AB 1934 8-3-2010. Retrieved September 10, 2010, from Leg Info.
Republican Liberty Caucus
Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 20). Bill Analysis AB 1934 8-20-2010. Retrieved September 10, 2010, from Leg Info.

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Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

Contributions by Legislator

NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supportedsort icon
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Fran PavleyDCA-23$12,425$0Yes
Mark LenoDCA-3$9,725$0Yes
Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$7,938$0Yes
Tom HarmanRCA-35$7,800$0Yes
Rod WrightDCA-25$7,300$0Yes
Jeff DenhamRCA-12$4,400$10,200Yes
Curren PriceDCA-26$4,375$0Yes
Gloria RomeroDCA-24$4,350$0Yes
Alex PadillaDCA-20$3,500$0Yes
Dave CogdillRCA-14$3,150$1,000Yes
Mark WylandRCA-38$3,000$3,900Yes
Joe SimitianDCA-11$2,550$0Yes
Lou CorreaDCA-34$2,500$0Yes
Carol LiuDCA-21$2,328$0Yes
Lois WolkDCA-5$2,150$0Yes
Bob HuffRCA-29$2,100$4,100Yes
Loni HancockDCA-9$1,550$0Yes
Ron CalderonDCA-30$1,500$0Yes
Elaine AlquistDCA-13$1,200$0Yes
Leland YeeDCA-8$1,100$0Yes
Bob DuttonRCA-31$1,000$0Yes
Gilbert CedilloDCA-22$1,000$0Yes
Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$1,000$0Yes
Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$500$0Yes
Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$350$0Yes
Alan LowenthalDCA-27$325$0Yes
George RunnerRCA-17$250$3,500Yes
Ellen CorbettDCA-10$150$0Yes
Christine KehoeDCA-39$100$0Yes
Jenny OropezaDCA-28$100$0Not Voting
Tony StricklandRCA-19$100$32,298Yes
Bill EmmersonRCA-37$0$0Yes
Dean FlorezDCA-16$0$0Yes
Denise DuchenyDCA-40$0$0Yes
Dennis HollingsworthRCA-36$0$0Yes
Mimi WaltersRCA-33$0$13,456Yes
Pat WigginsDCA-2$0$0Not Voting
Roy AshburnRCA-18$0$0Yes
Sam AanestadRCA-4$0$0Yes

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NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Sam AanestadRCA-4$0$0Yes
Elaine AlquistDCA-13$1,200$0Yes
Roy AshburnRCA-18$0$0Yes
Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$500$0Yes
Ron CalderonDCA-30$1,500$0Yes
Gilbert CedilloDCA-22$1,000$0Yes
Dave CogdillRCA-14$3,150$1,000Yes
Ellen CorbettDCA-10$150$0Yes
Lou CorreaDCA-34$2,500$0Yes
Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$350$0Yes
Jeff DenhamRCA-12$4,400$10,200Yes
Denise DuchenyDCA-40$0$0Yes
Bob DuttonRCA-31$1,000$0Yes
Bill EmmersonRCA-37$0$0Yes
Dean FlorezDCA-16$0$0Yes
Loni HancockDCA-9$1,550$0Yes
Tom HarmanRCA-35$7,800$0Yes
Dennis HollingsworthRCA-36$0$0Yes
Bob HuffRCA-29$2,100$4,100Yes
Christine KehoeDCA-39$100$0Yes
Mark LenoDCA-3$9,725$0Yes
Carol LiuDCA-21$2,328$0Yes
Alan LowenthalDCA-27$325$0Yes
Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$1,000$0Yes
Jenny OropezaDCA-28$100$0Not Voting
Alex PadillaDCA-20$3,500$0Yes
Fran PavleyDCA-23$12,425$0Yes
Curren PriceDCA-26$4,375$0Yes
Gloria RomeroDCA-24$4,350$0Yes
George RunnerRCA-17$250$3,500Yes
Joe SimitianDCA-11$2,550$0Yes
Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$7,938$0Yes
Tony StricklandRCA-19$100$32,298Yes
Mimi WaltersRCA-33$0$13,456Yes
Pat WigginsDCA-2$0$0Not Voting
Lois WolkDCA-5$2,150$0Yes
Rod WrightDCA-25$7,300$0Yes
Mark WylandRCA-38$3,000$3,900Yes
Leland YeeDCA-8$1,100$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$44,266
Civil servant/public employee$30,650
Municipal & county government organizations$13,650
Pro-gun control$1,250

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican-based groups (but not official party committees) and generic conservative ones$56,754
Anti-gun control$11,200
Miscellaneous retail stores$500
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