New 2017 and 2018 Gun Laws

Government, Guns, In the News, Legislation
Bullet Ban - AB 1135 & SB 880 change the definition of “assault weapon” to include semi-automatic centerfire, rifles and pistols that do not have fixed magazines and one or more prohibited feature. The “Ghost Gun” - AB857 requires anyone who manufactures or assembles a homemade firearm to obtain a unique serial number or identification mark (effective July 1,2018). If in possession of a firearm after this date you must petition the DOJ for a serial number and engrave it by January 1, 2019. Ammunition Purchase - AB1235 requires the DOJ to record ammunition vendor and purchaser information. The Lending Bill - AB1511 amends the exemption that allows gun owners to “infrequently” loan a firearm to a person that they “personally know” without going through a licensed firearms dealer, and limits…
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Contact Your Reps!

Arroyo Grande Sportsmans Club, Club News, Government, Guns, In the News, Legislation
There are multiple bills pending that will be voted upon when Legislature returns from their recess next week.  We encourage you to contact your representatives and urge them to vote NO on the following bills: SB 497 would extend the current prohibition on purchasing more than one handgun within a 30 day period to also include rifles and shotguns. SB 464 would create government mandated standards for how firearms retailers must secure and store their firearms when they are closed for business, while allowing different laws, ordinances or regulations governing retailers' security measures to be adopted by any local jurisdiction. AB 1525 would add to the packaging and literature warnings that are already required, without increasing public safety, and needlessly increasing production and distribution costs for manufacturers and operational costs…
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Guns Laws and Crime

Arroyo Grande Sportsmans Club, Government, Guns, In the News, Legislation
A recent report in Business Insider (with data collected by State Firearm Law) points out some interesting information about the correlation between gun laws and gun crime/suicides by state. California is listed as having the most gun laws with 104, while Alaska, Idaho, and Montana each have less than 4.  The average number of gun laws per state is 27.  Are you surprised to know that even more gun laws are on the agenda for us this year? The current bills in the House and Senate are as follows: Assembly Bills (AB): 7, 8, 424, 521, 539, 573, 693, 721, 736, 757, 785, 986, 1192, 1195, 1471, 1525, 1544, and 1559 Senate Bills (SB): 22, 299, 464, 497, 536, 620, 652, and 710 For more information about these bills, we recommend…
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