Private Patrol Officers; Renewal of firearms permit
(a) The bureau shall not renew a firearm permit if the applicant is prohibited from possessing, receiving, purchasing, or owning a firearm pursuant to Section 12021 or 12021.1 of the Penal Code or Section 8100 or 8103 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(b) Before renewing a firearm permit, the bureau shall provide the Department of Justice with the information necessary to identify the renewal applicant. No firearm permit shall be renewed if the expiration date of the permit is between October 1, 1993, and October 1, 1994, unless the application for renewal is also accompanied by a classifiable fingerprint card and the fingerprint processing fees for that card.
(c) The Department of Justice shall inform the bureau, within 30 days of receipt of the information specified in subdivision (b), of the renewal applicant's eligibility to possess, receive, purchase, or own a firearm pursuant to Sections 12021 and 12021.1 of the Penal Code and Sections 8100 and 8103 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(d) An applicant who is denied a firearm permit renewal based upon subdivision (a) may reapply for the permit after the prohibition expires. The bureau shall treat this as an initial application and shall follow the screening process specified in Section 7583.24.
(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1285, Sec. 6.)