Assembly Bill 3199

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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 Assembly and will move through to the Senate before final approval.  It will then move on to our Governor to either sign or veto. If this passes, it will directly impact how we fundraise! We urge you to contact your representatives!!!
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Modern Fish Act

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The Modern Fish Act aims to improve access to America's federal waters and promotes the conservation of natural marine resources.  The bill is designed to provide federal managers with the tools to effectively manage 11 million recreational saltwater anglers in a different way than commercial fishermen. The Act was approved in December by the House Natural Resources Committee as part of HR 200. The Senate version, S 1520, was approved by the Commerce Committee in February. This is great news for recreational fishermen!
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Gun-Related Bills in Legislature

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There are a number of bills in the California Legislature that can impact our second amendment rights.  We recommend contacting your representatives and encouraging them to oppose/support the following bills: OPPOSE Assembly Bill 3- Would raise the age to purchase firearms and ammunition to 21.  (Passed the Assembly and referred to the Senate Public Safety Committee) Assembly Bill 1927 - Allows a person in California to voluntarily add his or her name to the California Do Not Sell List through an internet based platform. Assembly Bill 2103 - Adds certain requirements to already mandated training courses for individuals who obtain a concealed carry license. Senate Bill 1346 - Expands current prohibition on multi burst triggers to include bump stocks. SUPPORT Assembly Bill 986 - Would reduce hunting license fees for veterans. Assembly Bill…
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Guns Laws and Crime

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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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The Bills Explained

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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 and time consuming at best and might get delayed or modified.  Also, the NRA and CPRA may bring about law suits.  We'll keep you posted. Click here for the Gun Bills Explained.
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