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California - Hearings April 29 On Several Firearms-Related Bills

Friday, April 25, 2003

Several Bills are up for consideration and vote in the California Legislature. Key members of the legislature need to be contacted to ensure proper action is taken on these measures.

  • HANDGUN TEST REPEAL, AB201 (Samuelian) would eliminate the requirement to take the handgun safety test for handgun purchasers every 5 years, will be heard in the Assembly Public Safety Committee On Tuesday, April 29. Please call Assembly members Bermudez and Longville and ask them to vote "YES" on AB 201.

  • TARGET RIFLE BAN, AB50 (Koretz) would ban the sale of all .50 caliber rifles, will be heard in the Assembly Public Safety Committee on Tuesday, April 29. Please call Assembly members, Bermudez and Longville, and ask them to vote "NO" on AB 50.

  • AMMO TAX, AB 992 (Riddley-Thomas), would impose a sales tax of ten cents per cartridge will be heard in the Assembly Health Committee On Tuesday, April 29. The tax on a brick of .22 caliber rounds would cost a law-abiding gun owner 50 dollars! Please call the committee members and ask them to vote "NO" on AB 992.

  • HANDGUN BAN, SB601 (Perata) has been introduced and will be heard in Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday May 6. This bill would Ban All .50 caliber handguns. Please call the committee members and ask them to vote "NO" on SB 601.

  • SEMI-AUTO HANDGUN RESTRICTION, SB190 (Scott) will be heard in Senate Public Safety on April 29. This bill would BAN all Semi-auto Handguns that do not have BOTH a magazine disconnect and a loaded chamber indicator. This requirement would ban the sale of almost all of the Semi-auto handguns currently legal for sale in California. Please call the committee members and ask them to vote "NO" on SB190.

Use the following list for contact information or for additional information, use our "Write Your Representatives" tool.

Assembly Public Safety
Name Party-Dist. Phone Number
Assemblyman Paul Koretz D-42 (916) 319-2042
Assemblyman Todd Spitzer R-71 (916) 319-2071
Assemblyman Rudy Bermúdez D-56 (916) 319-2056
Assemblyman Jay La Suer, R-77 (916) 319-2077
Assemblyman John Longville D-62 (916) 319-2062
Assemblywoman Jackie Goldberg D-45 (916) 319-2045
Assemblyman Mark Leno,Chair D-13 (916) 319-2013
Assembly Health Committee
Name Party-Dist. Phone Number
Assemblyman Dario Frommer, Chair D-43 (916) 319-2043
Assemblyman Robert Pacheco R-60 (916) 319-2060
Assemblywoman Patricia C. Bates R-73 (916) 319-2073
Assemblywoman Wilma Chan D-16 (916) 319-2016
Assemblyman Ed Chavez D-57 (916) 319-2057
Assemblywoman Judy Chu D-49 (916) 319-2049
Assemblywoman Rebecca Cohn D-24 (916) 319-2024
Assemblyman Robert D. Dutton R-63 (916) 319-2063
Assemblywoman Jackie Goldberg D-45 (916) 319-2045
Assemblyman Ray Haynes R-66 (916) 319-2066
Assemblyman Paul Koretz D-42 (916) 319-2042
Assemblywoman Sally J. Lieber D-22 (916) 319-2022
Assemblyman Bill Maze R-34 (916) 319-2034
Assemblyman Kevin McCarthy R-32 (916) 319-2032
Assemblywoman Cindy Montañez D-39 (916) 319-2039
Assemblyman Alan Nakanishi R-10 (916) 319-2010
Assemblyman George Nakano D-53 (916) 319-2053
Assemblywoman Gloria Negrete McLeod D-61 (916) 319-2061
Assemblyman Fabian Nuñez D-46 (916) 319-2046
Assemblyman George A. Plescia R-75 (916) 319-2075
Assemblyman Keith Richman R-38 (916) 319-2038
Assemblyman Mark Ridley-Thomas D-48 (916) 319-2048
Assemblyman Simon Salinas D-28 (916) 319-2028
Assemblyman Lois Wolk D-08 (916) 319-2008
Assemblyman Leland Yee Ph.D. D-12 (916) 319-2012
Senate Public Safety Committee
Name Party-Dist. Phone Number
Senator John Burton D-03 (916) 445-1412
Senator Bob Margett R-29 (916) 445-2848
Senator Bruce McPherson, Chair R-15 (916) 445-5843
Senator Gloria Romero D-24 (916) 445-1418
Senator Byron Sher D-11 (916) 445-6747
Senator John Vasconcellos D-13 (916) 445-9740
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