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California SB 357 Hearing Date Postponed!

Friday, July 22, 2005

Anti-gun legislation, Senate Bill 357 is no longer expected to be heard on Wednesday, August 17.  At this time a new hearing date has not been set.

Upon the adjournment of the California Legislature, SB 357 was re-referred to the Assembly Committee on Appropriations. The amended version of this bill requires that all handgun ammunition carry a unique serial number engraved on both the bullet and the case and be registered to the purchaser.  SB 357 bans the manufacture, transfer, and possession of non-serialized handgun ammunition after July 1, 2009, and possession of non-serialized ammunition would be a crime. SB 357 would also require ammunition vendors and manufacturers to register with the Department of Justice.

Please continue contacting members of the Committee and ask them to oppose SB 357. For a list of committee members and their contact information, please visit www.assembly.ca.gov/acs

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