California Penal Code Section 20170

CA Penal Code § 20170 (2017)  

(a) No person may openly display or expose any imitation firearm in a public place.

(b) As used in this section, “public place” means an area open to the public and includes any of the following:

(1) A street.

(2) A sidewalk.

(3) A bridge.

(4) An alley.

(5) A plaza.

(6) A park.

(7) A driveway.

(8) A front yard.

(9) A parking lot.

(10) An automobile, whether moving or not.

(11) A building open to the general public, including one that serves food or drink, or provides entertainment.

(12) A doorway or entrance to a building or dwelling.

(13) A public school.

(14) A public or private college or university.

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

Last modified: October 25, 2018