As used in this article, the following words have the following meanings:

(a) “Purchase” means the purchase, loan, or transfer of a firearm.

Terms Used In California Penal Code 28200

  • firearm: includes the frame or receiver of the weapon:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 41176

  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 1012

(b) “Purchaser” means the purchaser or transferee of a firearm or the person being loaned a firearm.

(c) “Sale” means the sale, loan, or transfer of a firearm.

(d) “Seller” means, if the transaction is being conducted pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 28050), the person selling, loaning, or transferring the firearm.

(Added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 711, Sec. 6. (SB 1080) Effective January 1, 2011. Operative January 1, 2012, by Sec. 10 of Ch. 711.)