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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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Modern Fish Act

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…
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Gun-Related Bills in Legislature

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…
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New 2017 and 2018 Gun Laws

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…
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Gun Bill UPDATE

We have issued a gun-bill-update-916-16 for your review. As you can see there are still seven bills that are sitting on the Governor’s desk waiting for him to sign or veto.  If the governor vetoes legislation after adjournment, bill must be returned to the legislature within 3 days after the beginning of the next session. The governor must sign or veto legislation within 15…
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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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Gun Bills You Need to Know About

There’s a lot at stake this election year when it comes to our second amendment rights.  We have put together a reference sheet that we encourage you to read over and share with family and friends.  There are 14 different bills that will impact all of us. These bills have gone through assembly and senate, then…
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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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