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California: Legislature Convenes to Swear in New Members

Monday, December 5, 2016

California: Legislature Convenes to Swear in New Members

Today, the Legislature convened to swear in the new members for the 2017 – 2018 session.  This is the first glimpse at the Legislature before they reconvene on January 4, 2017, with anti-gun legislators holding a super-majority in both legislative chambers.  

Governor Brown appointed NRA-PVF "F-rated" U.S. Representative Xavier Becerra, as interim Attorney General, whom we expect to be confirmed by the state Legislature.  This will be another challenging year, but we will be standing strong with gun owners and sportsmen across California. 

Your NRA will continue to fight and work to preserve your Second Amendment rights in California.  We are currently working on legal challenges against the anti-gun bills signed into law from gunmageddon and Prop 63, along with preparing for the 2017 legislative session.  

As a friendly reminder, firearms that will now be considered “assault weapons” under the new laws must be purchased and received by December 31, 2016.  With California’s 10-day waiting period, the DROS process must be started no later than December 21st.   Please read our previous alert for more details. 

Please continue to check your email and www.NRAILA.org for updates.

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.