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29900.  (a) (1) Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 29800,
any person who has been previously convicted of any of the offenses
listed in Section 29905 and who owns or has in possession or under
custody or control any firearm is guilty of a felony.
   (2) A dismissal of an accusatory pleading pursuant to Section
1203.4a involving an offense set forth in Section 29905 does not
affect the finding of a previous conviction.
   (3) If probation is granted, or if the imposition or execution of
sentence is suspended, it shall be a condition of the probation or
suspension that the defendant serve at least six months in a county
jail.
   (b) (1) Any person previously convicted of any of the offenses
listed in Section 29905 which conviction results from certification
by the juvenile court for prosecution as an adult in adult court
under the provisions of Section 707 of the Welfare and Institutions
Code, who owns or has in possession or under custody or control any
firearm, is guilty of a felony.
   (2) If probation is granted, or if the imposition or execution of
sentence is suspended, it shall be a condition of the probation or
suspension that the defendant serve at least six months in a county
jail.
   (c) The court shall apply the minimum sentence as specified in
subdivisions (a) and (b) except in unusual cases where the interests
of justice would best be served by granting probation or suspending
the imposition or execution of sentence without the imprisonment
required by subdivisions (a) and (b), or by granting probation or
suspending the imposition or execution of sentence with conditions
other than those set forth in subdivisions (a) and (b), in which case
the court shall specify on the record and shall enter on the minutes
the circumstances indicating that the interests of justice would
best be served by the disposition.

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