Peacemaker wrote:The magazines must have been owned by you and within the borders of CA prior to Jan 1, 2000.I have an older pistol that was manufactured in the early 90s. It came with a number of standard capacity (for this gun) 11 round magazines. Do I have to buy 10 round magazines before visiting CA or are some older magazines grandfathered?
I understand the CA's purchase laws are crazy and that there is no car carry, but that ULOC is legal.
If you meet those criteria they you can legally re-'import' those 'large-capacity magazines' into CA.
12020. (a) Any person in this state who does any of the following
is punishable by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding one year
or in the state prison:
(2) Commencing January 1, 2000, manufactures or causes to be
manufactured, imports into the state, keeps for sale, or offers or
exposes for sale, or who gives, or lends, any large-capacity
(b) Subdivision (a) does not apply to any of the following:
(23) The importation of a large-capacity magazine by a person who
lawfully possessed the large-capacity magazine in the state prior to
January 1, 2000, lawfully took it out of the state, and is returning
to the state with the large-capacity magazine previously lawfully
possessed in the state.