Private Patrol Operators Private Security Services:
California Legislative Information: Section 1: Section 7583.32 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read: 7583.32. (a) A firearm qualification card expires (2) two years from the date of issuance, if not renewed. A person who wishes to renew a firearms qualification for renewal at least (60) sixty days prior to the card's expiration. A person whose card has expired shall not carry a firearm until he or she has been issued a renewal card by the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services.
Chapter 4.1. Registration and Assignment of a Firearms by Private Patrol Operators 28010.(a) The Legislature finds and declares that current practices and statues authorize the purchase, registration, and ownership of the firearms by an individual, but not by a business entity.
Licensed PPO Private Patrol Operators who are actively providing armed private contract security services. It is further the intent of the Legislative to establish procedures where by a PPO may assign firearms it owns to its employees who are licensed to carry firearms and that assignment of a firearm by a PPO to that employee would not constitute a loan, sale, or transfer of that firearm.
28016. (b) A PPO shall notify the department of sale or transfer of a PPO - owned firearm within (5) five business days of the transaction in a manner prescribed by the department. This subdivision shall not apply if the sale or transfer was made to or through a licensed firearms dealer pursuant to chapter 5 ( commencing with Section 28050).
28020. (a) Within 48 hours of the PPO's request, for any reason, or within 48 hours of separation of employment or revocation of the firearm qualification card, the security officer shall return to the PPO the firearm owned by the PPO and listed on a COA.
(b). The failure of the security officer to comply with subdivision (a) is a misdemeanor.
This shall become operative on July 1, 2016. Bureau of Security and Investigative Services, Department of Consumer Affairs, California Legislative Information Approved by the Governor September 18, 2014, filed with the Secretary of State September 18, 2014.