Article 3. Miscellaneous Provisions of California Penal Code >> Division 9. >> Title 4. >> Part 6. >> Chapter 2. >> Article 3.

Subject to available funding, the Attorney General, working with the Judicial Council, the California Alliance Against Domestic Violence, prosecutors, and law enforcement, probation, and parole officers, shall develop a protocol for the implementation of the provisions of Section 12021, as it reads in Section 2 of Chapter 830 of the Statutes of 2002, and as later amended at any time before completion of the protocol. The protocol shall be designed to facilitate the enforcement of restrictions on firearm ownership, including provisions for giving notice to defendants who are restricted, provisions for informing those defendants of the procedures by which defendants shall dispose of firearms when required to do so, provisions explaining how defendants shall provide proof of the lawful disposition of firearms, and provisions explaining how defendants may obtain possession of seized firearms when legally permitted to do so pursuant to any provision of law. The protocol shall be completed on or before January 1, 2005.