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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 *****URGENT********* ******PLEASE REPOST WIDELY******* 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 calnra-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 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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