Q: I’m active duty in California, but I’m from Colorado do I need to register my pistol from back home?
If you live on a military base, the answer is almost always yes.
While I am not a CA attorney, perhaps this statute can assist you: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?lawCode=PEN§ionNum=17000.
If you live off base, I'd recommend a brief consult with a CA firearms attorney.
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