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California: Assembly Public Safety Committee Scheduled to Hear Several Anti-Gun Bill on Tuesday

Friday, February 26, 2016

California: Assembly Public Safety Committee Scheduled to Hear Several Anti-Gun Bill on Tuesday

On Tuesday, March 1, at 9:30 am, the state Assembly Committee on Public Safety is scheduled to hear four anti-gun bills of serious concern to gun owners, sportsmen, and Second Amendment supporters.

 

On Tuesday, March 1, at 9:30 am, the Assembly Committee on Public Safety is scheduled to hear four anti-gun bills of serious concern to gun owners, sportsmen and Second Amendment supporters.

As previously reported, Assembly Bill 1663 and Assembly Bill 1664 are similar and would massively expand the current definition of “assault weapon” to include ALL semi-automatic centerfire rifles with a detachable magazine. 

Assembly Bill 1673 would expand the definition of “firearm” to include an unfinished frame or receiver that can be “readily converted to the functional condition of a finished frame or receiver.”  These are sometimes referred to as 80% receivers.

Assembly Bill 1674 would make the 30-day handgun acquisition prohibition (often referred to as the one handgun a month law) applicable to all types of firearms and would eliminate the private party transaction exemption to the 30-day prohibition.

These egregious bills would do nothing to reduce California’s violent crime rate or stop criminals from breaking the law. 

Please call AND email the state Assembly Committee on Public Safety and urge them to OPPOSE the above bills.

Assembly Member Bill Quirk, Chair (D-20)

(916) 319-2020

assemblymember.quirk@assembly.ca.gov

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Assembly Member Melissa Melendez, Vice Chair (R-67)

(916) 319-2067

melissa@melendezforassembly.com

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Assembly Member Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D-59)

(916) 319-2059

reggie4assembly@gmail.com

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Assembly Member Tom Lackey (R-36)

(916) 319-2036

assemblymember.lackey@assembly.ca.gov

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Assembly Member Patty López (D-39)

(916) 319-2039

assemblymember.lopez@assembly.ca.gov

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Assembly Member Evan Low (D-28)

(916) 319-2028

assemblymember.low@assembly.ca.gov

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Assembly Member Miguel Santiago (D-53)

(916) 319-2053

assemblymember.santiago@assembly.ca.gov

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