Legal Question in DUI Law in California

I live in California and have had DUI's in 2007 and 2010. Since they were within 3 years of each other, would I be prohibited from owning a firearm next year if SB 755 passes? Basically, my question is if the bill would retroactively apply to me.

Asked on 9/13/13, 1:46 am

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Terry A. Nelson Nelson & Lawless
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'Conviction' of any felony makes you a prohibited person, barred from firearm ownership. The law can not retroactively make a misdemeanor conviction into a felony conviction.

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Answered on 9/13/13, 12:32 pm
Lyle Johnson Bedi and Johnson Attorneys at Law
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No one can answer your question as we have not seen the statute. Even after the statute is published, it will have to be interpreted by the courts.

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Answered on 9/13/13, 11:25 pm

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