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Posted: 6/3/2002 8:48:43 PM EST
FULL CA ALERT - www.calnra.org - Ammo Tax Bill Hearing 6/5/02


SCA 12 The Ammunition Tax Bill which will impose a 5 cents tax on ammunition will be heard by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Weds. June 5. WE MUST STOP THIS BILL NOW and ONLY YOU CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN. At a minimum PLEASE FAX AND CALL the DEMOCRATS AND VOICE YOUR OPPOSITION TO THIS BILL. If you cannot do this you can leave a message for the committee at (916) 445-5965.

Many people have asked us if this bill includes taxing components and the answer is YES (see below quotations from the bill)

***SCA 12 (Perata) If passed by 2/3 vote in both houses, this bill would place on the November ballot an initiative to tax every round of ammunition or on bullet components sold separately at a rate of $.05 each, or $2.50 for the average box of 50 rounds. Health and Human Services Committee hearing June 5th. OPPOSE!!!

"(1) For the privilege of selling munitions at retail there is hereby imposed a tax upon all retailers at the rate of 5 cents ($0.05) for each munition sold at retail in this state on or after January 1, 2003."

"For purposes of this section, "munition" means a projectile with its fuse, propelling charge, or primer fired from a weapon, or any of the individual components thereof. "

To get all the news to protect your freedom, visit www.calnra.org. To join this alert list send an email to [email protected]

Jim - www.calnra.org

Senate Health and Human Services Committee -(12)

Deborah Ortiz (Chair) DEM - 916-324-4937, Fax: 916-327-8754

Ray Haynes (Vice Chair) Rep - (916) 445-9781, Fax: (916) 447-9008

Jim Battin - Rep - (916)-445-5581, Fax: (760) 568-1501

Wesley Chesbro - Dem - 916-445-3375, Fax: 916-323-6958

Martha Escutia - Dem - 916-327-8315, Fax: 916-327-8755

Liz Figueroa - Dem - 916-445-6671, Fax: 916-327-2433

Sheila Kuehl - Dem - 916-445-1353, Fax: 916-324-4823

Bill Morrow - Rep - 916-445-3731, Fax: 760-445-3731

Richard Polanco - Dem - 916-445-3456, Fax: 916-445-0413

Gloria Romero - Dem - 916-445-1418, Fax: 916-445-0485

John Vasconcellos - Dem - 916-445-9740, Fax: 916-324-0283

Edward Vincent - Dem - 916-445-2104, Fax: 916-445-3712

Staff Director: John Miller. Consul tants: Ana Matosantos, Andrea Margolis, Sara McCarthy and Nicole Vazquez . Assistant: Amofia Moe" Katsimbras. Phone: (916) 445-5965 Room 2191.

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