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Virginia - Urge Your Senator To <BR>Oppose Gun Show Bill (SB 48) Today

Thursday, January 22, 2004

The Virginia State Senate Courts of Justice Committee has passed Senate Bill 48. SB 48, sponsored by Senator Henry L. Marsh (D-16) will place a $15 tax on any private transfer of a firearm at a gun show and force sellers to register with the Virginia State Police. SB 48 defines a gun show as any place where 25 or more guns are offered for sale. This would mean any collector’s home could become a "gun show."

The bill now moves to the Senate Finance Committee where it could be voted out and moved to the floor by next week. Call your Senator and respectfully urge him or her to vote against SB 48. You will find your senator`s phone numbers below. To identify your district or for additional contact information use the "Write Your Representatives" link in the "Action Center" to the right. Visit http://www.nraila.org/Issues/FactSheets/Read.aspx?ID=157 for more information on gun shows.

Virginia State Senate
NAME DIST. PARTY CAP. PHONE DIST. PHONE
Williams, Martin E. 1 R (804) 698-7501 (757) 599-8683
Locke, Mamie E. 2 D (804) 698-7502 (757) 825-5880
Norment, Thomas K., Jr. 3 R (804) 698-7503 (757) 259-7810
Bolling, William 4 R (804) 698-7504 (804) 730-4202
Miller, Yvonne B. 5 D (804) 698-7505 (757) 627-4212
Rerras, D. Nick 6 R (804) 698-7506 (757) 855-7044
Wagner, Frank W. 7 R (804) 698-7507 (757) 671-2250
Stolle, Kenneth W. 8 R (804) 698-7508 (757) 486-5700
Lambert, Benjamin J., III 9 D (804) 698-7509 (804) 643-3534
Watkins, John C. 10 R (804) 698-7510 (804) 379-2063
Martin, Stephen H. 11 R (804) 698-7511 (804) 674-0242
Stosch, Walter A. 12 R (804) 698-7512 (804) 527-7780
Quayle, Frederick M. 13 R (804) 698-7513 (757) 483-9173
Blevins, Harry B. 14 R (804) 698-7514 (757) 546-2435
Ruff, Frank M., Jr. 15 R (804) 698-7515 (434) 372-0551
Marsh, Henry L., III 16 D (804) 698-7516 (804) 648-9073
Houck, R. Edward 17 D (804) 698-7517 (540) 786-2782
Lucas, L. Louise 18 D (804) 698-7518 (757) 397-8209
Hawkins, Charles R. 19 R (804) 698-7519 (434) 432-9672
Reynolds, Wm. Roscoe 20 D (804) 698-7520 (276) 638-2315
Edwards, John S. 21 D (804) 698-7521 (540) 985-8690
Bell, J. Brandon, II 22 R (804) 698-7522 (540) 989-2882
Newman, Stephen D. 23 R (804) 698-7523 (434) 385-1065
Hanger, Emmett W., Jr. 24 R (804) 698-7524 (540) 885-6898
Deeds, R. Creigh 25 D (804) 698-7525 (434) 296-5491
Obenshain, Mark D. 26 R (804) 698-7526 (540) 437-3126
Potts, H. Russell, Jr. 27 R (804) 698-7527 (540) 665-2092
Chichester, John H. 28 R (804) 698-7528 (540) 373-5600
Colgan, Charles J. 29 D (804) 698-7529 (703) 368-0300
Ticer, Patricia S. 30 D (804) 698-7530 (703) 549-5770
Whipple, Mary Margaret 31 D (804) 698-7531 (703) 538-4097
Howell, Janet D. 32 D (804) 698-7532 (703) 709-8283
Mims, William C. 33 R (804) 698-7533 (703) 779-1888
Devolites, Jeannemarie 34 R (804) 698-7534 (703) 938-7972
Saslaw, Richard L. 35 D (804) 698-7535 (703) 978-0200
Puller, Linda T. 36 D (804) 698-7536 (703) 765-1150
Cuccinelli, Kenneth T., II 37 R (804) 698-7537 (703) 766-0635
Puckett, Phillip P. 38 D (804) 698-7538 (276) 979-8181
O`Brien, Jay 39 R (804) 698-7539 (703) 750-0936
Wampler, William C., Jr. 40 R (804) 698-7540 (276) 669-7515
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