On June 3, the
Assembly passed Assembly Bill
962 by a 42-31 vote. AB962 now heads to the Senate
where it has been assigned to the Senate Public Safety Committee.
Also on June 3, Senate Bill
585 passed the Senate
by a vote of
It now moves to the Assembly where it will be considered by the Assembly
Public Safety Committee. No hearing dates have been scheduled for
Sponsored by Assembly
Member Kevin De Leon (D-45), AB962 would make it a crime to privately transfer
more than 50 rounds of ammunition per month, even between family and friends,
unless you are registered as a “handgun ammunition vendor” in the Department of
Justice’s database. Ammunition retailers would have to be licensed and store
ammunition in such a manner that it would be inaccessible to purchasers. The
bill would also require purchasers submit to fingerprinting, which would be
submitted to the Department of Justice. Lastly, mail order ammunition sales
would be prohibited.
by State Senator Mark Leno (D-3), would prohibit the sale of firearms and
ammunition on the property or inside the buildings that comprise the Cow
Palace. In short,
SB585 is a stepping-stone to banning gun shows on all publicly-owned property in
It is imperative that you stand-up and
respectfully make your voices heard!