2009 California Penal Code - Section 12290 :: Article 4. Licensed Gun Dealers

PENAL CODE
SECTION 12290

12290.  (a) Any licensed gun dealer, as defined in subdivision (c),
who lawfully possesses an assault weapon or .50 BMG rifle pursuant to
Section 12285, in addition to the uses allowed in Section 12285, may
transport the firearm between dealers or out of the state if that
person is permitted pursuant to the National Firearms Act, display it
at any gun show licensed by a state or local governmental entity,
sell it to a resident outside the state, or sell it to a person who
has been issued a permit pursuant to Section 12286. Any transporting
allowed by this section must be done as required by Section 12026.1.
   (b) (1) Any licensed gun dealer, as defined in subdivision (c),
may take possession of any assault weapon or .50 BMG rifle for the
purposes of servicing or repair from any person to whom it is legally
registered or who has been issued a permit to possess it pursuant to
this chapter.
   (2) Any licensed gun dealer, as defined in subdivision (c), may
transfer possession of any assault weapon or .50 BMG rifle received
pursuant to paragraph (1), to a gunsmith for purposes of
accomplishing service or repair of the same. Transfers are
permissible only to the following persons:
   (A) A gunsmith who is in the dealer's employ.
   (B) A gunsmith with whom the dealer has contracted for gunsmithing
services. In order for this subparagraph to apply, the gunsmith
receiving the assault weapon or .50 BMG rifle shall hold all of the
following:
   (i) A dealer's license issued pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing
with Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code and the
regulations issued pursuant thereto.
   (ii) Any business license required by a state or local
governmental entity.
   (c) The term "licensed gun dealer," as used in this article, means
a person who is licensed pursuant to Section 12071 and who has a
permit to sell assault weapons or .50 BMG rifles pursuant to Section
12287.

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