Article 4. Licenses To Sell Machineguns of California Penal Code >> Division 10. >> Title 4. >> Part 6. >> Chapter 6. >> Article 4.
The Department of Justice may grant a license to permit the
sale of machineguns at the place specified in the license, subject to
all of the following conditions:
(a) The business shall be carried on only in the place designated
in the license.
(b) The license or a certified copy of the license must be
displayed on the premises in a place where it may easily be read.
(c) No machinegun shall be delivered to any person not authorized
to receive the machinegun under the provisions of this chapter.
(d) A complete record must be kept of sales made under the
authority of the license, showing the name and address of the
purchaser, the descriptions and serial numbers of the weapons
purchased, the number and date of issue of the purchaser's permit, if
any, and the signature of the purchaser or purchasing agent. This
record shall be open to the inspection of any peace officer or other
person designated by the Attorney General.
An application for a license under this article shall
satisfy all of the following conditions:
(a) It shall be filed in writing.
(b) It shall be signed by the applicant if an individual, or by a
member or officer qualified to sign if the applicant is a firm or
(c) It shall state the applicant's name.
(d) It shall state the business in which the applicant is engaged.
(e) It shall state the applicant's business address.
(f) It shall include a full description of the use to which the
firearms are to be put.
(a) Applications and licenses under this article shall be
uniform throughout the state, on forms prescribed by the Department
(b) A license under this article shall be effective for not more
than one year from the date of issuance.
(a) Each applicant for a license under this article shall
pay at the time of filing the application a fee determined by the
Department of Justice. The fee shall not exceed the application
processing costs of the Department of Justice.
(b) A license granted pursuant to this article may be renewed one
year from the date of issuance, and annually thereafter, upon the
filing of a renewal application and the payment of a license renewal
fee, which shall not exceed the application processing costs of the
Department of Justice.
(c) After the department establishes fees sufficient to reimburse
the department for processing costs, fees charged shall increase at a
rate not to exceed the legislatively approved annual cost-of-living
adjustments for the department's budget.
Upon breach of any of the conditions stated in Section
32700, a license under this article shall be revoked.