(a) Article 1 (commencing with Section 26700) and Article 2 (commencing with Section 26800) do not apply to the sale, delivery, or transfer of a firearm by a law enforcement
agency to a retiring peace officer who is authorized to carry a firearm pursuant to
Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 26300) of Division 5.
(b) Within 10 days of the date that a handgun, and commencing January 1, 2014, any firearm, is sold, delivered, or transferred to that retiring peace officer, the name of the
officer and the make, model, serial number, and other identifying characteristics
of the firearm being sold, delivered, or transferred shall be entered into the Automated
Firearms System (AFS) via the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System
(CLETS) by the law enforcement or state agency that sold, delivered, or transferred
the firearm, provided, however, that if the firearm is not a handgun and does not have a serial
number, identification number, or identification mark assigned to it, that fact shall
be noted in AFS. Any agency without access to AFS shall arrange with the sheriff of the county in
which the agency is located to input this information via this system.
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