These new California laws take effect July 2023

From criminal records being sealed to private citizens being allowed to sue companies over alleged sale of ghost guns, here's a look at new California laws that will impact your life beginning July 1, 2023.

LA Supervisors ban County departments from auctioning off old guns, ammo

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to ban county departments from selling old guns and ammo after finding out that the County Probation Department had auctioned off old weapons and ammo, including one auction set for a few days before the mass shooting in Monterey Park that was canceled.

Supreme Court rejects bump stock ban cases

The Supreme Court says it won't take up two cases that involved challenges to a ban enacted during the Trump administration on bump stocks, the gun attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns.

LA County moves forward on local gun control ordinances

LA County attorneys are working to draft a series of ordinances aimed at regulating gun sales and possession in the county, including a ban on the sale of .50-caliber handguns and ammunition in unincorporated areas.