Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

APPEARS IN Legal & Legislation

Urgent California Alert - 6/5/01

Tuesday, June 5, 2001

ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE WAIVES RULES TO HEAR AB 35

The NRA has just learned that the Assembly Appropriations Committee will be gathering in an emergency meeting to vote on AB 35 (Shelley), a measure that would require that all new handgun purchasers obtain a license before taking possession of the firearm. The bill was granted reconsideration last week, despite the fact that the author could not garner enough votes to pass it out of committee. In an apparent attempt to bypass the legislative deadlines set by the legislature in order to get a full Assembly floor vote before Friday, Assemblyman Shelley received a rule waiver allowing the committee to hear the bill.

Assemblyman Shelley would not pursue this course of action unless he felt that he was close to getting the votes needed to pass it out of committee.

It is vital that you contact the members of the Assembly Appropriations Committee NOW and ask them to vote "NO" on AB 35. In addition, please contact your Assemblyperson and urge them to put pressure on their colleagues, who are members of the Committee, not to bring up the bill for consideration. Thank you.

Member Phone/Fax Member Phone/Fax
Carole Migden, Chair 319-2013/319-2113 Robert Pacheco 319-2060/319-2160
Pat Bates, Vice-Chair 319-2073/319-2173 Lou Papan 319-2019/319-2119 Elaine Alquist 319-2022/319-2122 George Runner 319-2036/319-2136 Dion Aroner 319-2014/319-2114 Kevin Shelley 319-2012/319-2112 Roy Ashburn 319-2032/319-2132 Joe Simitian 319-2021/319-2121 Gil Cedillo 319-2046/319-2146 Helen Thomson 319-2008/319-2108 Ellen Corbett 319-2018/319-2118 Herb Wesson 319-2047/319-2147
Lou Correa 319-2069/319-2169 Pat Wiggins 319-2007/319-2107
Lynn Daucher 319-2072/319-2172 Rod Wright 319-2048/319-2148 Jackie Goldberg 319-2045/319-2145 Charlene Zettel 319-2075/319-2175 Abel Maldonado 319-2033/319-2133
TRENDING NOW
Obama Says Goodbye to America’s Gun Owners with (a Likely Short-lived) Lead Ammo Ban

News  

Friday, January 20, 2017

Obama Says Goodbye to America’s Gun Owners with (a Likely Short-lived) Lead Ammo Ban

Gun owners knew that Barack Obama would not leave quietly. The only question was what else was coming.  

Federal Appeals Court: Chicago Violates Second Amendment … Again

News  

Friday, January 20, 2017

Federal Appeals Court: Chicago Violates Second Amendment … Again

On Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit found that Chicago had once again violated the Second Amendment, this time with its regulations for gun ranges.

Gun Owners Welcome Donald J. Trump as President of the United States

News  

Friday, January 20, 2017

Gun Owners Welcome Donald J. Trump as President of the United States

Gun owners across the nation breathed a sigh of relief as Donald J. Trump was sworn in Friday morning as the 45th president of the United States.

Web Scraping: A Means to Push the Anti-Gun Agenda

News  

Friday, January 20, 2017

Web Scraping: A Means to Push the Anti-Gun Agenda

You may have read recently about a “breaking analysis” that includes numbers derived from a “mass shooting tracker,” which purports to present to the world, real world cases in which mass shootings have occurred.  One ...

New Hampshire: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Bill Passes Senate!

Thursday, January 19, 2017

New Hampshire: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Bill Passes Senate!

Today, Senate Bill 12, legislation eliminating the requirement to obtain a permit in order to lawfully carry, passed the Senate without amendment, by a 13-10 vote.  SB 12 will now go to the House of ...

New York Times Relies on Gun Prohibitionist Propaganda, Stigmatizes Suicide

News  

Friday, January 20, 2017

New York Times Relies on Gun Prohibitionist Propaganda, Stigmatizes Suicide

In a December 5, 2015, front page editorial, the New York Times finally admitted what discerning readers had long understood – that the paper advocates the prohibition and confiscation of certain types of now-lawfully possessed firearms. ...

Your Members of Congress Need to Hear from You on the Hearing Protection Act of 2017

News  

Friday, January 13, 2017

Your Members of Congress Need to Hear from You on the Hearing Protection Act of 2017

On Monday, Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) – joined by co-sponsors Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Rand Paul (R-KY) – introduced S. 59, the Hearing Protection Act of 2017 (HPA). Similar legislation was introduced in the ...

Alert: WA State Proposes Draconian Gun Ban Bills

News  

Friday, January 13, 2017

Alert: WA State Proposes Draconian Gun Ban Bills

Inspired, perhaps, by Oscar Wilde (“Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess”), Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has announced two new sweeping gun control bills, with Sen. David Frockt (D-Seattle) and Rep. ...

National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them

News  

Friday, January 13, 2017

National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them

On January 3rd, Congressman Richard Hudson (R-N.C.8th) introduced H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, which simply allows lawful firearm carriers from any state to carry a concealed firearm in any other state. The bill ...

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Florida Urgent Alert! Self-defense Bill up in Senate Judiciary on Tuesday 1/24/2017

A critical self-defense bill will be heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, between 2:00-4:00pm.  SB-128 Burden of Proof by Senator Rob Bradley restores the presumption of innocence in self-defense cases ...

MORE TRENDING +
LESS TRENDING -
NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.