Skip to comments.Certification of Microstamping Technology (No Pistols for Sale in CA)
Posted on 05/17/2013 6:58:34 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA
It appears microstamping is now the law in CA. (effective immediately) Read at the link. Seems like a typical Friday document dump from the fascists.
The purpose of this bulletin is to inform California licensed firearms dealers, California Department of Justice certified laboratories, firearm manufacturers with firearms listed on the Roster of Handguns Certified for Sale in California, and all other interested persons/entities of the Department of Justices certification on May 17, 2013 pursuant to Penal Code section 31910, subdivision (b)(7)(A) that the microstamping technology is available to more than one manufacturer unencumbered by any patent restrictions.
In 2007, Assembly Bill 1471 was passed and signed into law, requiring all semiautomatic pistols to be equipped with microstamping technologya microscopic array of characters that identify the make, model, and serial number of the pistol, etched or otherwise imprinted in two or more places on the interior surface or internal working parts of the pistol, and that are transferred by imprinting on each cartridge case when the firearm is fired. (Pen. Code, § 31910, subd. (b)(7)(A).) The legislation further provided that this requirement becomes effective when the Department of Justice certifies that the technology used to create the [microstamp] imprint is available to more than one manufacturer unencumbered by any patent restrictions. (Ibid.)
(Excerpt) Read more at oag.ca.gov ...
Watch Ny, Ct, Nj, Md, and Co fall in line.
This law is hideously stupid. The microstamping can be filed down. A firing pin can be replaced. Or you can simply shoot cases into a bag. Liberals are so effing stupid. By way, I have an extra Beretta 92fs firing pin for sale ($449). Just kidding.
“By way, I have an extra Beretta 92fs firing pin for sale ($449)”
Sell it on Amazon LOL
I haven’t missed the beaches in several years.
Or buy a revolver...
Read that as no new tech for Ca gun owners. Existing guns are grandfathered. It will be interesting to see how updates to existing pistols will be effected.
CA ComDem Insanity!
So, who exactly has this miraculous, fool proof, patent-free technology?
I'm a little fuzzy on the patent part. I thought CalGuns owned the patent and wasn't sharing. Maybe there is a new patent of different design, and/or Obama's people in the Patent Office are not protecting IP.
This is BS! “If we don’t hang together, we will hang separately”.
And to think, back in 1982 the voters of California turned down Proposition 15 which would have banned handguns in California.
Since that day the anti gunners have been working overtime trying to find ways around the will of the people.
Can’t ban handguns? limit magazine capacities, Ban certain frame metals. ban lead bullets. ban certain style features. Force new “drop tests” on them.
Now, require microstamping of all handguns! make it illegal to have a non microstamped firearm. Nibble, nibble nibble.
It never ends.
Frig-Um, If I was a Hand-Gun Manufacturer I'd pull out of this market and any other that enacts this encroaching insanity.
Gun manufacturers are already paying a yearly extortion fee to CA to be on the gun roster, aka, Safe Gun List. What an effing oxymoron.
>> “Or buy a revolver...” <<
Or just put a dab of clear laquer on the base of the cartridge.
Anyone wishing to do something nefarious could do any number of things, thus the statute is feckless toward its stated purpose.
Criminals break laws without compunction daily.
I doubt that there ever will be a “straw that broke the camels back” in Californicate before universal government mandated involuntary servitude is implemented there.
The power to "register," as we are seeing currently with "the power to tax," is the power to destroy.
Do revolvers have to have microstamping too?
And they thought the San Andreas was a major fault line...
Microstamp THIS bitches!
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