AB 3083

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2023-2024 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Assembly
  • Senate
  • Governor

Domestic violence: protective orders: background checks.


The Domestic Violence Prevention Act requires the court, before a hearing on the issuance or denial of a protective order, to ensure that a search of specified records and databases is or has been made to determine if the proposed subject of the order has, among other things, a registered firearm. Existing law limits the implementation of the registered firearm search requirement to courts identified by the Judicial Council as having resources currently available for those purposes. Existing law also limits the implementation of the registered firearm search requirement in other courts to the extent that funds are appropriated for those purposes in the annual Budget Act. This bill would instead require the court to determine if the subject of the proposed order owns or possesses a firearm as reflected in the Department of Justice Automated Firearms System. The bill would repeal the limitation on the firearm search requirement, thereby extending the firearm search requirement to all courts. The bill would make related findings and declarations.

Bill Sponsors (2)



Apr 17, 2024


From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 8. Noes 0.) (April 16). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

Apr 04, 2024


Re-referred to Com. on PUB. S.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on PUB. S.

Apr 03, 2024


Read second time and amended.

Apr 02, 2024


From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on PUB. S. with recommendation: To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 12. Noes 0.) (April 2).

Mar 11, 2024


Referred to Coms. on JUD. and PUB. S.

  • Referral-Committee
Coms. on JUD. and PUB. S.

Feb 17, 2024


From printer. May be heard in committee March 18.

Feb 16, 2024


Read first time. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
02/16/24 - Introduced PDF
04/03/24 - Amended Assembly PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
03/29/24- Assembly Judiciary PDF
04/15/24- Assembly Public Safety PDF


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