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California Microstamping Legislation Scheduled for Committee Hearing!

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

On Monday, July 16, Assembly Bill 1471 will be heard in the Senate Appropriations Committee. 

AB1471 would require that after a certain date, the make, model, and serial number be microstamped onto the interior surface or internal working parts of all handguns in such a manner that those identifiers are imprinted onto the cartridge case upon firing.  Under AB1471, the manufacture, sale, and transfer of handguns that do not include their identifying information would be a crime.

Please contact the members of the Senate Appropriations Committee today and respectfully urge them to oppose AB1471.

Senator Tom Torlakson (Chair)              
916-651-4007

Senator Dave Cox (Vice Chair)               
916-651-4001

Senator Samuel Aanestad                           
916-651-4004

Senator Roy Ashburn                       
916-651-4018

Senator Jim Battin                       
916-651-4037

Senator Gilbert Cedillo                       
916-651-4022

Senator Ellen Corbett                       
916-651-4010

Senator Robert Dutton                       
916-651-4031

Senator Dean Florez                       
916-651-4016

Senator Sheila Kuehl                       
916-651-4023

Senator Jenny Oropeza                       
916-651-4028

Senator Mark Ridley-Thomas                       
916-651-4026

Senator George Runner                       
916-651-4017

Senator Joe Simitian                       
916-651-4011

Senator Darrell Steinberg                       
916-651-4006

Senator Mark Wyland                       
916-651-4038

Senator Leland Yee                 
916-651-4008

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