If something like that were going on you'd see it being discussed in the 2A Politics and Laws forum here on Calguns. Gun store counter jockeys** and "the guy at the gun show" can usually be counted on to tell you the opposite of what's true, especially if they're trying to sell you something.
Legislation is complicated and it's a long process to get to even get anything to the assembly and senate floor for debate in the first place, much less getting a vote and getting it passed and signed.
**There are a few gun stores with truly knowledgeable folks. Generally they are the ones that can be found here on calguns.