Originally Posted by pa_carbon15
I was curious about that, so I went to the CA DOJ website and found this.
Particularly on the topic of 'assault weapons', the DOJ appears to have political motivations to be obnoxious in correcting their documents. They further decline to perform their duty to advise local law enforcement on the topic, but fall back on statements similar to 'there are 58 district attorneys in the State and they may interpret the law ... '
The DOJ is a poor source for general information; if one is in a position to ask a specific question and get a written answer from their legal resources, then the clarity is better. The people who answer phones on their public numbers are seldom lawyers, and should not be considered reliable.