California Legal Information

Penal Code 30515, Definition of an Assault Weapon

This code outlines what features an assault weapon possesses i.e., flash suppressor, folding or telescopic stock, and pistol grip.

11 CCR 5471, Explanation of terms used to describe an Assault Weapon

This document better explains the terms used in Penal Code 30515 and 30900 (Registration of Assault Weapons).  From the description of a pistol grip, the Leviathan Featureless Grip, GEN I and GEN II, do not fall under the definition of a pistol grip.

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PEN 30515 Excerpt (pdf)

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Explanation of terms used to describe an Assault Weapon (pdf)

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