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California Legislative Alert - March 20, 2001

Tuesday, March 20, 2001

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"I don`t believe in any firearms being owned by civilians under any circumstances,
concealed or not concealable."
Los Angeles City Councilmember Nick Pacheco

City of Los Angeles Public Safety Committee Hearing, March 19th, 2001.
As reported by Loren Keller, City News Service

At Monday`s Los Angeles Public Safety Committee meeting, Councilmember and City Attorney Candidate Mike Feuer`s small handgun ban was passed on to the full City Council for consideration by a 2-0 vote. This, in spite of testimony from various members of the gun-owning community, including representatives from the Second Amendment Sisters, NRA`s Disabled Shooting Services Division, CRPA, and NRA Members Councils.

The ordinance will be presented to the City Council for first consideration on Wednesday, March 21st. Since there is some question as to whether there will be public comment allowed at this meeting, it is very important for you to call, fax, and e-mail members of the City Council to voice your opposition. The meeting will be held at 200 N. Main Street, Room 300, with the meeting beginning at 10:00AM. The ""ultracompact"" handgun ban proposal is Agenda Item 13, so it should be heard fairly early on.

A copy of the "ultracompact" handgun ordinance is available on the NRA-ILA website`s State and Local section under the California heading. The ordinance would ban the sale or transfer (even temporary) of any firearm which has an overall length of less than six and three-quarter inches or less than an overall height of four and one-half inches with the magazine detached. And would make it a crime to loan or "transfer" these guns to a friend at the range.

In addition, there is a slim chance that the three ammunition ban & licensing proposals by Councilmembers Hernandez, Miscikowsiki and Feuer will be heard on Wednesday, March 21 as well. These proposals would ban the sale of certain types of ammunition and require a license for the purchase of ammunition that would have to be renewed on a yearly basis.

Please contact your members of the City Council today using the following numbers and e-mail addresses:

D-1 Mike Hernandez (Legislative Deputy: David Hersch); Phone (213) 485-3451; Fax (213) 485-7352; e-mail hernandez@c01.ci.la.ca.us
D-2 Joel Wachs (Legislative Deputy: Greg Nelson); Phone (213) 485-3391; Fax (213) 485-0636; email wachs@c02.ci.la.ca.us
D-3 Laura Chick (Legislative Deputy: Steve Meister); Phone (213) 485-3486; Fax (213) 485-8988; email lchick@c03.ci.la.ca.us
D-4 John Ferraro (Legislative Deputy: Gayle Johnson); Phone (213) 485-3486; Fax (213) 624-7810; email jferraro@c04.ci.la.ca.us
D-5 Mike Feuer (Legislative Deputy: Daniel Hinerfeld); Phone (213) 485-5013; Fax (213) 687-7406 ; email council5@c05.ci.la.ca.us
D-6 Ruth Galatner (Legislative Deputy: Tracy Warden); Phone (213) 485-3357; Fax (213) 847-0549; email galanter@c06.ci.la.ca.us
D-7 Alex Padilla (Legislative Deputy: John Lee); Phone (213) 485-7777; Fax (213) 847-0707 ; email Apadilla@c07.ci.la.ca.us
D-8 Mark Ridley-Thomas (Legislative Deputy: Dora Gallo); Phone (213) 485-3331; Fax (213) 485-7683; email mjones@c08.ci.la.ca.us
D-9 Rita Walters (Legislative Deputy: Kinikia Gardner); Phone (213) 485-3351; Fax (213) 473-5946; email council9@c09.ci.la.ca.us
D-10 Nate Holden (Legislative Deputy: Steve Kim); Phone (213) 485-3323; Fax (213) 485-9829 ; email holden@c10.ci.la.ca.us
D-11 Cindy Miscikowski (Legislative Deputy: Adina Tessler); (213) 485-3811; Fax (213) 473-6926; email miscikow@c11.ci.la.ca.us
D-12 Hal Bernson (Legislative Deputy: Lee Hintlian); (213) 485-3343; Fax (213) 473-6925; email bernson@c12.ci.la.ca.us
D-13 ** Vacant**
D-14 Nick Pacheco (Legislative Deputy: Mariam Torben); Phone (213) 485-3335; Fax (213) 847-0680; email Npacheco@c14.ci.la.ca.us
D-15 Rudy Svornich, Jr. (Legislative Deputy: John Cozza); Phone (213) 485-3347; Fax (213) 626-5431; email svorinich@c15.ci.la.ca.us

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