||California State Legislature: Microstamping (AB 1471)
California law now requires that, starting in 2010, the interior surface or internal working parts of all newly-designed semiautomatic handguns in California be etched with a microscopic array of characters that identify the make, model, and serial number of the firearm.
This is a selected list of initiatives that members of Mayors Against Illegal Guns are pursuing in their cities. Please note that the programs and ideas listed on this page have not been formally endorsed by the coalition. Mayors Against Illegal Guns understands that what works in one city or town might not work in another - but mayors in this coalition have an interest in learning from each other, and these items are presented as starting points for those conversations.