Originally Posted by Cokebottle
The answer to the question is in the California Penal Code...
And I found the source of the FUD that has dealers claiming that this applies only to C&R purchases:
Gotta love Bill's underground regulations.
Agreed, there are a lot of similar "regulations" or "best practices" that were constructed during the tenure of certain folks at various levels; a lot of which did not go through the proper statutory process.