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California: Assembly Committee Hearing Gun Show Ban Legislation

Friday, July 9, 2021

California: Assembly Committee Hearing Gun Show Ban Legislation

On July 13th, the Assembly Public Safety Committee is hearing SB 264, legislation that prohibits gun shows from taking place on any state property, and SB 715, legislation that limits when a hunting license can be used for firearm purchases. Please contact committee members and ask them to OPPOSE SB 264 and SB 715.

Senate Bill 264 bans state officers, employees, operators, lessees, or licensees from entering into any agreement to allow for the sale of any firearm, firearm parts, or ammunition on property that is owned, leased, occupied, or operated by the state. This imposes a one-size-fits-all restriction to prevent officials from deciding how to use venues. In addition, this prevents businesses from renting taxpayer-funded venues for lawful activities.

Senate Bill 715 limits when a hunting license satisfies the requirements for adults under 21 purchasing a long gun, by requiring the license to be currently valid. At present, a person may use an unexpired hunting license or a hunting license “that was issued for the hunting season immediately preceding the calendar year in which the person takes title or possession of a firearm.” This means an individual who has purchased a license for an upcoming season or had purchased a now-expired hunting license for the previous year will not satisfy the requirements of the bill.​

Again, please contact committee members and ask them to OPPOSE SB 264 and SB 715.


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