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Last Chance! Act Now! Help CRPA Stop These Anti-Gun & Anti-Hunting Bills!

September 6, 2013

CRPA Appreciates Your Support!

This is the last stop for the following bills before they make it to the governor’s desk. These bills pose a serious threat to the rights of gun owners and hunters. They are now awaiting a vote on the Senate and Assembly Floors and will be taken up for a vote between now and September 13, the last day for a vote. 

CRPA needs your continued help to stop these anti-gun and anti-hunting bills.  Stand up for your rights!  Voice your opposition – Call – Email – Fax – and/or Write.  Call your Assembly Member and your Senator and let them know loud and clear that you oppose these bills.

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Thanks to your efforts the following bills did not make it out of the Senate and Assembly Appropriations Suspense Files on August 30.

SB 47 – (Leland Y. Yee, D) Firearms: assault weapons
Proposes a ban on centerfire semi-auto firearms equipped with bullet buttons.

SB 293 – (Mark DeSaulnier, D) Firearms: owner-authorized handguns

Proposes to require any new handguns sold in California to be equipped with owner recognition technology.

The following bills passed out of the Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committee Suspense Files on August 30. These bills will now be heard anytime between now and September 13 on the Senate Floor and Assembly Floor.

AB 48 – (Nancy Skinner, D) Firearms: ammunition: sales
Proposes ammunition registration, including notification to local law enforcement if a person purchases more than 6,000 rounds within a seven-day period. Bans high-capacity magazines and kits that hold more than 10 rounds.

AB 169 – (Roger Dickinson, D) Unsafe handguns
Proposes to limit private party transfers/consignments of non-rostered, used handguns. The bill would limit individuals to selling/consigning a maximum of two used handguns per calendar year.

AB 711 – (Anthony Rendon, D Hunting: nonlead ammunition
Proposes to require the use of nonlead ammunition for the taking of all wildlife with a firearm.

SB 53 – (Kevin De Leon, D) Ammunition: purchase permits
Proposes to require purchasers to obtain an annual permit, issued by the Department of Justice, to purchase ammunition and limit purchases to face-to-face transactions through a licensed ammunition vendor. This bill would ban mail order and internet sales of ammunition.

SB 374 – (Darrell Steinberg, D) Firearms: assault weapons.

Proposes to ban the sale of centerfire semi-auto rifles with any detachable magazine and rifles with fixed or tubular magazines over 10 rounds. The bill also proposes to require current owners of centerfire semi-automatic rifles with any detachable magazine and rifles with fixed or tubular magazines over 10 rounds to register such rifles as “so-called assault weapons.”

SB 396 – (Loni Hancock, D) Firearms: magazine capacity
Proposes to ban all magazines that hold more than 10 rounds, regardless of the date acquired.

SB 567 – (Hannah-Beth Jackson, D) Firearms: shotguns
Proposes to redefine the current definition of a shotgun.

SB 755 – (Lois Wolk, D) Firearms: prohibited persons
Proposes to expand the list of misdemeanor convictions prohibiting firearms possession.

Hold On To Your Guns!
This year the CRPA is tracking an unprecedented number of bills – 53 to be exact – that could impact firearms owners and sportsmen.

CRPA Appreciates Your Support!

This is the last stop for the following bills before they make it to the governor’s desk. These bills pose a serious threat to the rights of gun owners and hunters. They are now awaiting a vote on the Senate and Assembly Floors and will be taken up for a vote between now and September 13, the last day for a vote. 

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