Firearm Laws

DETERMINING LEGAL FIREARMS

Semi-Automatic Rifles


You have 2 options

  • Option 1: fix Magazine
  • Option 2: Not Fix magazine

For purposes of this section, “fixed magazine” means an ammunition feeding device contained in, or permanently attached to, a firearm in such a manner that the device cannot be removed without disassembly of the firearm action.

Traditional hunting rifles (bold action) are legal.

Semi-auto rifle

Option 1 Fixed Magazine

the capacity to accept 10 rounds or less.

Any magazine over 10 rounds is considered an assault weapon.

OVerall Lenght must be over 30 inches

You semi-auto rifle must be 30 inches or longer. Measured from the end of the buffer tube to the other end of the barrel.

It is considered an assault weapon is less than 30 inches.

SEMI-AUTO RIFLE

Option 2 does not have a fixed Magazine

One Example of a Legal Grip

Your semi-auto rifle CANNOT have a pistol grip which is considered an assault weapon.

Another Legal "featureless grip"


Illegal - Thumbhole

Illegal when paired with a non-fixed mag semi-auto rifle.

Illegal - Pistol Grip

Illegal when paired with a non-fixed mag semi-auto rifle.

Illegal - Folding stock
Illegal when paired with a non-fixed mag semi-auto rifle.
Illegal - Adjustable Stock
Illegal when paired with a non-fixed mag semi-auto rifle.
Illegal - Grenade Launcher

This is a no brainer.

Illegal - Grenade Launcher


Illegal - Flash Supressor

A flash suppressor, also known as a flash guard, flash eliminator, flash hider, or flash cone, is a muzzle device attached to the muzzle of a rifle that reduces its visible signature while firing by cooling or dispersing the burning gases that exit the muzzle, a phenomenon typical of carbine-length weapons.


Illegal when paired with a non-fixed mag semi-auto rifle.

Illegal - "Flash Hider"

The above photo - Illegal when paired with a non-fixed mag semi-auto rifle.


Legal - "Muzzle Brake" is California compliant for both option.

Illegal - Forward Pistol Grip
Illegal - Forward Pistol Grip
Illegal when paired with a non-fixed mag semi-auto rifle.
Illegal - Another example of a foregrip

Illegal when paired with a non-fixed mag semi-auto rifle.

Overall Length must be over 30 inches

You semi-auto rifle must be 30 inches or longer. Measured from the end of the buffer tube to the other end of the barrel.

It is considered an assault weapon is less than 30 inches.