2009 California Penal Code - Section 12010-12012 :: Article 1.5. Prohibited Armed Persons File

PENAL CODE
SECTION 12010-12012

12010.  (a) The Attorney General shall establish and maintain an
online database to be known as the Prohibited Armed Persons File. The
purpose of the file is to cross-reference persons who have ownership
or possession of a firearm on or after January 1, 1991, as indicated
by a record in the Consolidated Firearms Information System, and
who, subsequent to the date of that ownership or possession of a
firearm, fall within a class of persons who are prohibited from
owning or possessing a firearm.
   (b) The information contained in the Prohibited Armed Persons File
shall only be available to those entities specified in, and pursuant
to, subdivision (b) or (c) of Section 11105, through the California
Law Enforcement Telecommunications System, for the purpose of
determining if persons are armed and prohibited from possessing
firearms.

12011.  The Prohibited Armed Persons File database shall function as
follows:
   (a) Upon entry into the Automated Criminal History System of a
disposition for a conviction of any felony, a conviction for any
firearms-prohibiting charge specified in Section 12021, a conviction
for an offense described in Section 12021.1, a firearms prohibition
pursuant to Section 8100 or 8103 of the Welfare and Institutions
Code, or any firearms possession prohibition identified by the
federal National Instant Criminal Background Check System, the
Department of Justice shall determine if the subject has an entry in
the Consolidated Firearms Information System indicating possession or
ownership of a firearm on or after January 1, 1991, or an assault
weapon registration, or a .50 BMG rifle registration.
   (b) Upon an entry into any department automated information system
that is used for the identification of persons who are prohibited by
state or federal law from acquiring, owning, or possessing firearms,
the department shall determine if the subject has an entry in the
Consolidated Firearms Information System indicating ownership or
possession of a firearm on or after January 1, 1991, or an assault
weapon registration, or a .50 BMG rifle registration.
   (c) If the department determines that, pursuant to subdivision (a)
or (b), the subject has an entry in the Consolidated Firearms
Information System indicating possession or ownership of a firearm on
or after January 1, 1991, or an assault weapon registration, or a .
50 BMG rifle registration, the following information shall be entered
into the Prohibited Armed Persons File:
   (1) The subject's name.
   (2) The subject's date of birth.
   (3) The subject's physical description.
   (4) Any other identifying information regarding the subject that
is deemed necessary by the Attorney General.
   (5) The basis of the firearms possession prohibition.
   (6) A description of all firearms owned or possessed by the
subject, as reflected by the Consolidated Firearms Information
System.

12012.  The Attorney General shall provide investigative assistance
to local law enforcement agencies to better ensure the investigation
of individuals who are armed and prohibited from possessing a
firearm.

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