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SB 127 - An Act to Amend Section 8105 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, Relating to Firearms.

Firearms: mentally disordered persons. 2013-2014 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law prohibits a person from possessing a firearm or deadly weapon for a period of 6 months when the person has communicated a serious threat of physical violence against a reasonably identifiable victim or victims to a licensed psychotherapist. Existing law requires the licensed psychotherapist to immediately report the identity of the person to a local law enforcement agency, and… More
Existing law prohibits a person from possessing a firearm or deadly weapon for a period of 6 months when the person has communicated a serious threat of physical violence against a reasonably identifiable victim or victims to a licensed psychotherapist. Existing law requires the licensed psychotherapist to immediately report the identity of the person to a local law enforcement agency, and requires the local law enforcement agency to immediately notify the Department of Justice.

This bill would instead require the licensed psychotherapist to make the report to local law enforcement within 24 hours, in a manner prescribed by the department. The bill would require the local law enforcement agency receiving the report to notify the department electronically within 24 hours, in a manner prescribed by the department. Hide
 
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Assembly Vote: On Passage

PASSED on September 9, 2013.

voted YES: 77 voted NO: 0
1 voted present/not voting

An Act to Amend Section 8105 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, Relating to Firearms.

SB 127 — 2013-2014 Legislature

Summary
Existing law prohibits a person from possessing a firearm or deadly weapon for a period of 6 months when the person has communicated a serious threat of physical violence against a reasonably identifiable victim or victims to a licensed psychotherapist. Existing law requires the licensed psychotherapist to immediately report the identity of the person to a local law enforcement agency, and requires the local law enforcement agency to immediately notify the Department of Justice.

This bill would instead require the licensed psychotherapist to make the report to local law enforcement within 24 hours, in a manner prescribed by the department. The bill would require the local law enforcement agency receiving the report to notify the department electronically within 24 hours, in a manner prescribed by the department.
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Title
An Act to Amend Section 8105 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, Relating to Firearms.
Author(s)
Ted Gaines
Co-Authors
    Subjects
    • Firearms: mentally disordered persons
    Major Actions
    Introduced1/22/2013
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Senate Committee on Public Safety4/30/2013
    Passed Senate5/20/2013
    Passed Assembly Committee on Public Safety7/02/2013
    Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations8/14/2013
    Passed Assembly9/09/2013
    Presented to the governor (enrolled)9/12/2013
    Became law (chaptered).10/11/2013
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteSenate Committee on Public SafetyDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.4/30/2013This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Public Safety
    7 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateSpecial Consent #5 SB127 Gaines5/20/2013This bill PASSED the Senate
    36 voted YES 0 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssembly Committee on Public SafetyDo pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.7/02/2013This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Public Safety
    7 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.8/14/2013This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
    16 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedAssemblySB 127 Gaines Senate Third Reading By MELENDEZ9/09/2013This bill PASSED the Assembly
    77 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced1/22/2013
    1/22/2013Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
    1/23/2013From printer. May be acted upon on or after February 22.
    1/31/2013Referred to Com. on PUB. S.
    3/19/2013From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on PUB. S.
    3/20/2013Set for hearing April 16.
    4/01/2013From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on PUB. S.
    4/10/2013Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
    4/11/2013Set for hearing April 30.
    select this voteVote4/30/2013Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.
    5/01/2013From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (April 30). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
    5/03/2013Set for hearing May 13.
    5/06/2013From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
    5/13/2013From committee: Be placed on second reading file pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8.
    5/14/2013Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
    5/15/2013Ordered to special consent calendar.
    5/20/2013Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 36. Noes 0.) Ordered to the Assembly.
    5/20/2013In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage5/20/2013Special Consent #5 SB127 Gaines
    6/17/2013Referred to Com. on PUB. S.
    select this voteVote7/02/2013Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
    7/03/2013From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (July 2). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
    8/14/2013From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 16. Noes 0.) (August 14).
    select this voteVote8/14/2013Do pass.
    8/15/2013Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
    9/09/2013Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate.
    9/09/2013In Senate. Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
    currently selectedAssembly Vote on Passage9/09/2013SB 127 Gaines Senate Third Reading By MELENDEZ
    9/12/2013Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 7 p.m.
    10/11/2013Approved by the Governor.
    10/11/2013Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 753, Statutes of 2013.

    Total contributions given to Assemblymembers from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    15 times as much
    $5,550
    $1,687,544
    $398,699
    $2,091,793
    $135,050
    $135,050

    opposed this bill

    Psychiatrists & psychologists [About]
    Anti-gun control (split) [About]
    12 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    An Act to Amend Section 8105 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, Relating to Firearms.: SB 127 Gaines Senate Third Reading By MELENDEZ

    12 organizations supported this bill

    Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs
    Assembly Committee on Public Safety (2013, July 1). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved July 22, 2013, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians
    Assembly Committee on Public Safety (2013, July 1). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved July 22, 2013, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Chapters of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
    Senate Committee on Public Safety (2013, April 29). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved May 7, 2013, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Rifle and Pistol Association
    Assembly Committee on Public Safety (2013, July 1). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved July 22, 2013, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California State Sheriffs' Association
    Senate Committee on Public Safety (2013, April 29). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved May 7, 2013, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Gun Owners of California
    Assembly Committee on Public Safety (2013, July 1). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved July 22, 2013, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence
    Senate Committee on Public Safety (2013, April 29). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved May 7, 2013, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Los Angeles Police Protective League
    Assembly Committee on Public Safety (2013, July 1). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved July 22, 2013, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Orange County Citizens Against Gun Violence
    Senate Committee on Public Safety (2013, April 29). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved May 7, 2013, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Riverside Sheriffs' Association
    Assembly Committee on Public Safety (2013, July 1). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved July 22, 2013, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department
    Assembly Committee on Public Safety (2013, July 1). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved July 22, 2013, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    South County Citizens Against Gun Violence
    Assembly Committee on Public Safety (2013, July 1). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved July 22, 2013, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.

    2 organizations opposed this bill

    California Psychological Association
    Senate Committee on Public Safety (2013, April 29). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved May 7, 2013, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Right to Carry
    California Right to Carry (2013, March 3). California Bills we Oppose as of March 3, 2013. Retrieved March 8, 2013, from California Right to Carry.

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    Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Assemblymembers in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Katcho AchadjianRCA-35$34,050$4,000
    Luis AlejoDCA-30$24,300$3,000
    Travis AllenRCA-72$0$0
    Tom AmmianoDCA-17$8,124$3,500
    Toni AtkinsDCA-78$33,850$6,000
    Frank BigelowRCA-5$10,500$0
    Richard BloomDCA-50$3,250$0
    Raul BocanegraDCA-39$44,600$2,000
    Susan BonillaDCA-14$39,940$2,600
    Rob BontaDCA-18$91,216$0
    Steven BradfordDCA-62$18,000$3,000
    Cheryl BrownDCA-47$17,700$0
    Joan BuchananDCA-16$28,700$4,500
    Ian CalderonDCA-57$39,400$1,000
    Nora CamposDCA-27$35,751$1,000
    Ed ChauDCA-49$33,850$1,000
    Rocky ChavezRCA-76$14,800$0
    Wesley ChesbroDCA-2$16,950$3,500
    Connie ConwayRCA-26$34,750$7,000
    Ken CooleyDCA-8$32,650$3,900
    Brian DahleRCA-1$7,800$0
    Tom DalyDCA-69$49,600$0
    Roger DickinsonDCA-7$18,150$3,000
    Tim DonnellyRCA-33$1,000$0
    Susan EggmanDCA-13$6,900$2,000
    Paul FongDCA-28$27,584$1,300
    Steve FoxDCA-36$0$0
    Jim FrazierDCA-11$26,600$1,000
    Beth GainesRCA-6$24,200$0
    Cristina GarciaDCA-58$23,700$0
    Mike GattoDCA-43$40,300$4,000
    Jimmy GomezDCA-51$36,193$2,000
    Lorena GonzalezDCA-80$0$0
    Rich GordonDCA-24$30,650$2,500
    Jeff GorellRCA-44$33,200$0
    Adam GrayDCA-21$58,200$3,900
    Shannon GroveRCA-34$2,500$1,500
    Curt HagmanRCA-55$29,900$4,500
    Isadore HallDCA-64$45,600$1,300
    Diane HarkeyRCA-73$11,900$0
    Roger HernandezDCA-48$19,050$1,300
    Chris HoldenDCA-41$40,872$0
    Brian JonesRCA-71$5,000$0
    Reginald B. Jones-Sawyer, Sr.DCA-59$32,000$0
    Marc LevineDCA-10$2,000$0
    Eric LinderRCA-60$1,000$0
    Dan LogueRCA-3$27,050$1,500
    Bonnie LowenthalDCA-70$19,900$1,000
    Brian MaienscheinRCA-77$7,900$0
    Allan MansoorRCA-74$4,000$0
    Jose MedinaDCA-61$8,800$4,900
    Melissa MelendezRCA-67$19,000$0
    Holly MitchellDCA-54$26,081$3,000
    Mike MorrellRCA-40$9,699$1,250
    Kevin MullinDCA-22$23,900$1,500
    Al MuratsuchiDCA-66$63,487$5,900
    Adrin NazarianDCA-46$28,100$0
    Brian NestandeRCA-42$35,800$1,500
    Kristin OlsenRCA-12$17,900$1,500
    Richard PanDCA-9$49,671$4,750
    Jim PattersonRCA-23$9,800$0
    Henry PereaDCA-31$45,624$1,000
    John PerezDCA-53$92,600$8,750
    Manuel PerezDCA-56$45,400$0
    Bill QuirkDCA-20$34,176$0
    Sharon Quirk-SilvaDCA-65$38,560$0
    Anthony RendonDCA-63$40,347$1,300
    Rudy SalasDCA-32$64,168$3,900
    Nancy SkinnerDCA-15$31,705$1,000
    Mark StoneDCA-29$22,800$1,000
    Phil TingDCA-19$44,192$1,500
    Don WagnerRCA-68$3,000$500
    Marie WaldronRCA-75$3,500$0
    Shirley WeberDCA-79$18,150$0
    Bob WieckowskiDCA-25$39,200$3,000
    Scott WilkRCA-38$9,400$0
    Das WilliamsDCA-37$57,850$4,000
    Mariko YamadaDCA-4$13,753$8,000

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Katcho AchadjianRCA-35$34,050$4,000
    Luis AlejoDCA-30$24,300$3,000
    Travis AllenRCA-72$0$0
    Tom AmmianoDCA-17$8,124$3,500
    Toni AtkinsDCA-78$33,850$6,000
    Frank BigelowRCA-5$10,500$0
    Richard BloomDCA-50$3,250$0
    Raul BocanegraDCA-39$44,600$2,000
    Susan BonillaDCA-14$39,940$2,600
    Rob BontaDCA-18$91,216$0
    Steven BradfordDCA-62$18,000$3,000
    Cheryl BrownDCA-47$17,700$0
    Joan BuchananDCA-16$28,700$4,500
    Ian CalderonDCA-57$39,400$1,000
    Nora CamposDCA-27$35,751$1,000
    Ed ChauDCA-49$33,850$1,000
    Rocky ChavezRCA-76$14,800$0
    Wesley ChesbroDCA-2$16,950$3,500
    Connie ConwayRCA-26$34,750$7,000
    Ken CooleyDCA-8$32,650$3,900
    Brian DahleRCA-1$7,800$0
    Tom DalyDCA-69$49,600$0
    Roger DickinsonDCA-7$18,150$3,000
    Tim DonnellyRCA-33$1,000$0
    Susan EggmanDCA-13$6,900$2,000
    Paul FongDCA-28$27,584$1,300
    Steve FoxDCA-36$0$0
    Jim FrazierDCA-11$26,600$1,000
    Beth GainesRCA-6$24,200$0
    Cristina GarciaDCA-58$23,700$0
    Mike GattoDCA-43$40,300$4,000
    Jimmy GomezDCA-51$36,193$2,000
    Lorena GonzalezDCA-80$0$0
    Rich GordonDCA-24$30,650$2,500
    Jeff GorellRCA-44$33,200$0
    Adam GrayDCA-21$58,200$3,900
    Shannon GroveRCA-34$2,500$1,500
    Curt HagmanRCA-55$29,900$4,500
    Isadore HallDCA-64$45,600$1,300
    Diane HarkeyRCA-73$11,900$0
    Roger HernandezDCA-48$19,050$1,300
    Chris HoldenDCA-41$40,872$0
    Brian JonesRCA-71$5,000$0
    Reginald B. Jones-Sawyer, Sr.DCA-59$32,000$0
    Marc LevineDCA-10$2,000$0
    Eric LinderRCA-60$1,000$0
    Dan LogueRCA-3$27,050$1,500
    Bonnie LowenthalDCA-70$19,900$1,000
    Brian MaienscheinRCA-77$7,900$0
    Allan MansoorRCA-74$4,000$0
    Jose MedinaDCA-61$8,800$4,900
    Melissa MelendezRCA-67$19,000$0
    Holly MitchellDCA-54$26,081$3,000
    Mike MorrellRCA-40$9,699$1,250
    Kevin MullinDCA-22$23,900$1,500
    Al MuratsuchiDCA-66$63,487$5,900
    Adrin NazarianDCA-46$28,100$0
    Brian NestandeRCA-42$35,800$1,500
    Kristin OlsenRCA-12$17,900$1,500
    Richard PanDCA-9$49,671$4,750
    Jim PattersonRCA-23$9,800$0
    Henry PereaDCA-31$45,624$1,000
    John PerezDCA-53$92,600$8,750
    Manuel PerezDCA-56$45,400$0
    Bill QuirkDCA-20$34,176$0
    Sharon Quirk-SilvaDCA-65$38,560$0
    Anthony RendonDCA-63$40,347$1,300
    Rudy SalasDCA-32$64,168$3,900
    Nancy SkinnerDCA-15$31,705$1,000
    Mark StoneDCA-29$22,800$1,000
    Phil TingDCA-19$44,192$1,500
    Don WagnerRCA-68$3,000$500
    Marie WaldronRCA-75$3,500$0
    Shirley WeberDCA-79$18,150$0
    Bob WieckowskiDCA-25$39,200$3,000
    Scott WilkRCA-38$9,400$0
    Das WilliamsDCA-37$57,850$4,000
    Mariko YamadaDCA-4$13,753$8,000

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Police & fire fighters unions and associations$1,687,544
    Physicians$398,699
    Anti-gun control$6,000
    Pro-gun control$5,550

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Psychiatrists & psychologists$135,050
    Anti-gun control$6,000
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