The Assembly gave final approval Friday to a measure that would temporarily remove firearms from potentially dangerous individuals.
Lawmakers introduced the measure after the massacre near UC Santa Barbara, when a disturbed man killed six university students and wounded 13 others.
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The bill would allow law enforcement or family members to petition the courts if they believe an individual poses a danger to themselves or others. A judge could then grant a restraining order that would prohibit that person from possessing a gun for 21 days.
If the order expires, or if the individual gets the prohibition overturned, the firearms would be returned.
But opponents said the measure, AB 1014, would make it too easy for an individual's ability to own a gun to be challenged.
The bill passed on a 47-25 vote and now heads to the governor.