The features on this rifle falling under Sen. Perata and Handgun
Control Inc's SB23:
Detachable 20-round magazine ** Three-prong flash suppressor
``Conspicuously protruding pistol grip''
This rifle, available for legal purchase in Russia, is considered an ``assault weapon'' in the State of California. According to the provisions of SB23, ``any person who, within this state, manufactures or causes to be manufactured, distributes, transports, or imports into the state, keeps for sale, or offers or exposes for sale, or who gives or lends any assault weapon, except as provided by this chapter, is guilty of a felony, and upon conviction shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for four, six, or eight years.''
Additionally, any person who merely possesses such a rifle in California without a permit will be subject to up to one year of imprisonment.