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Posted: 5/7/2004 9:20:51 PM EST
CAL-ERT 05/07/04 -- 6:15 P. M.
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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

This information is accurate at the time this CAL-ERT was written and originally distributed. The scheduled times and dates for hearings are subject to change, by the legislature, with little or no advance notice. The NRA Members' Councils of California will keep you informed as the legislative situation changes in Sacramento.

Legislation:
AB2858 (Ridley-Thomas) - AMMO AND HANDGUN TAX - Would impose a 10% Tax on Ammunition and a 5% Tax on handguns; the revenue to be deposited in the Firearm Victims' Reimbursement Fund. In Assembly Appropriations - 5/12/04.

SB1140 (Scott) - CRIMINAL STORAGE - This bill would make criminal storage of a firearm of the 3rd degree punishable by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding 6 months, by a fine not exceeding $1,000, or by both that fine and imprisonment. In Senate Appropriations - 5/10/04.

SB1152 (Scott) - AMMUNITION SALES REGISTRATION - Would require any person engaged in the retail sale of ammunition to record the date, the name, address, and date of birth of the transferee, a thumbprint, and to make the information available to peace officers. This bill would also outlaw the sale of ammunition to a person under 18 years of age. On the Senate Floor - vote could come at any time.

SB1733 (Speier) - FIREARMS & AMMO SALES BAN AT THE COW PALACE FAIRGROUNDS - Would prohibit the sale of firearms and ammunition at the Cow Palace Fairgrounds. Gun Show promoter’s Alert and Discussion Points are available at http://www.calnra.com/legs.shtml#sb1733 . In Senate Appropriations - 5/10/04.

Action requested:
KEEP UP THE PRESSURE!!! Your voice is being heard in the Capitol. Please continue to CALL, FAX, and EMAIL the legislators. All three methods of communication are effective and we must keep up the broad-based effort.

Contact Information:
Assembly Appropriations Committee: (AB2858) The phone number for this committee is (916) 319-2081. A complete listing of all of the members of the Assembly Appropriations Committee phone/fax/email information can be found on the Internet at: http://www.nramemberscouncils.com/legs/asmapprops.shtml . Also, you can send a single email to each of the Assembly Appropriations Committee Members by using the special "ONE CLICK" email address that you can find at: http://www.nramemberscouncils.com/legs.shtml . By sending one email to the special "ONE CLICK" address, each one of the Assembly Appropriations Committee Members will receive a copy of your message (so it is probably a good idea to address your messages with: Dear Assembly Member,).

State Senate: (SB1152) A complete listing of all of the State Senators including phone/fax/email information can be found at: http://www.nramemberscouncils.com/legs/sen.shtml . Also, you can send a single email to each of the State Senators by using the special "ONE CLICK" email address that you can find at: http://www.nramemberscouncils.com/legs.shtml . By sending one email to the special "ONE CLICK" address, each one of the State Senators will receive a copy of your message (so it is probably a good idea to address your messages with: Dear Senator,).

Senate Appropriations Committee: (SB1140 & SB1733) The phone number for this committee is (916) 445-3284. A complete listing of all of the members of the Senate Appropriations Committee phone/fax/email information can be found at: http://www.nramemberscouncils.com/legs/senapprops.shtml . Also, you can send a single email to each of the Senate Appropriations Committee Members by using the special "ONE CLICK" email address that you can find at: http://www.nramemberscouncils.com/legs.shtml . By sending one email to the special "ONE CLICK" address, each one of the Senate Appropriations Committee Members will receive a copy of your message (so it is probably a good idea to address your messages with: Dear Senator,).


Continue to monitor the latest legislative updates at: http://NRAMembersCouncils.com/legs.shtml

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A printable version (flyer) of this CAL-ERT is available at: http://www.calnra.com/calerts/pdf/calert050704.pdf

This CAL-ERT can be found on the Internet at: http://www.nramemberscouncils.com/calerts/calert050704.shtml

Archived CAL-ERTs can be found at:
http://www.nramemberscouncils.com/calerts/archives/index.shtml
Link Posted: 5/7/2004 9:22:21 PM EST
Link Posted: 5/8/2004 5:05:02 AM EST
The first couple of pages of the California Rifle and Pistol Association monthly flier is a update on the firearm bills in our congress. Well worth the price if you're not a member already.
Link Posted: 5/11/2004 11:41:55 AM EST
And to think we pay these democRats to write all these bills that we now get to fight and waste our time over.
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