FAIRFIELD — A bill from Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, would add to list of crimes that would prohibit someone from buying a firearm for 10 years.
The California Senate Public Safety Committee voted 5-2 Tuesday to approve SB 755. The bill makes several additions to the list of crimes subject to a 10-year prohibition to buying a gun in California. It will next be heard in the Senate Appropriations Committee.
The proposed new crimes include multiple drug or alcohol offenses within a three-year period, taking a firearm or weapon from a police officer, threatening an officer and several gang-related offenses. It would also apply to those who receive assisted outpatient treatment for serious mental illness.
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