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Gun Laws Effective Dates

2018 January 1 – Start date for requirement that ammunition sales or transfers be conducted through a licensed ammunition dealer.  Ammo purchased outside of California must first be shipped to a licensed dealer for pickup. July 1 – Start date for requirement that you get state permission before manufacturing or assembling a firearm. December 31…
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Assembly Bill 3199

Introduced by Assembly member Chris Holden on February 16, 2018, AB 3199 would prohibit certain charitable organizations from raffling off firearms. Full text of the bill can be accessed here. The bill has been read twice, passed in the assembly to the Government Organizations committee on March 21, 2018.  It is still active in the…
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Contact Your Reps!

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…
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CRPA News

We encourage you to take a look at these two articles published by the California Rifle and Pistol Association: http://crpa.org/battle-begins-sacramento/ http://crpa.org/breaking-appeals-court-says-lawsuit-challenging-californias-microstamping-law-can-proceed/    

The Bills Explained

We have tried to explain each bill and it’s time for implementation.  Some are very complex and will require the Department of Justice to create new systems to accommodate the required data.  The flyer for informing gun owners of gun safety will be quite expensive to implement. Our guess is while signed implementation might be difficult…
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Bills PASSED today.

Below is a list of all the anti-firearm bills that were PASSED today: AB 1664 (Levine & Ting): AB 1664 would extend the definition of an assault weapon to include all semi-automatic rifles and pistols with a removable magazine and that use “bullet button”. For example, an AR-15 would be included in this.AB 1673 (Gipson): AB 1673 would take the definition…
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Committee Meeting

The Assembly Committee on Public Safety will have a hearing on Tuesday, April 12th at 9:00 am.  The following firearm-related bills are expected to be heard: AB 2459 – OPPOSE AB 2508 – SUPPORT AB 2340 – SUPPORT We encourage you to contact members of the committee and urge them to support AB 2508 & AB 2340,…
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Another Anti-Gun Bill

On March 8, Assembly Member Kevin McCarty introduced Assembly Bill 2450.  Clearly, it is Mr. McCarty’s goal to diminish gun ownership, as he and his gun control advocates are now going after gun stores.  To summarize: A prohibition on licensee business premises being on a residential property. A clear statement that localities may impose more restrictive…
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Sportsman’s Act

The U.S. House is about to get back to work on the SHARE Act aka Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015.  The Act has a lot of benefits for fishermen. We encourage you to “take action” and encourage Congress to pass the SHARE Act. Benefits for Fishermen include: Protects traditional fishing equipment containing lead from unwarranted…
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