SB249 passes out of Assm Public Saftey and will move to Assm. Appropriations Committee.
Listen to Pub. Safety Committee hearing on #SB249 at 9 a.m. tomorrow (Tues 7/3) at mms://media.assembly.ca.gov/ASM-126[/COLOR][/SIZE][/I][/B]
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Here is the deal everyone, July 3rd is the vote date, we need to get this out to everyone. Everyone you need to get the message sent out!
Crunch Time Folks "Send the MESSAGE - NO to SB 249, NO to Sen Yee"
Tuesday July 3rd is the date for the vote, WE NEED TO SEND A MESSAGE!
We Need To Contact each member of the state Assembly Committee on Public Safety, Below is the NRA One Click, Email them, Call them, Fax them. Get out there and Make Your Thoughts Known!
NRA Members Council Information page
SB 249 is expected to be heard and voted on next Tuesday, July 3 in the state Assembly Committee on Public Safety. This is also the deadline date for ALL legislation to pass or fail in the state Senate and Assembly policy committees for the 2012 legislative session. The state Assembly Committee on Public Safety needs to hear from ALL of California’s gun owners and sportsmen urging them to OPPOSE SB 249. Contact information for the Committee members can be found here. Senator Yee and his staff also need to hear from California gun owners expressing their outrage that the Senator would suggest such a bill and urge him to pull SB 249 from the agenda. Senator Yee and his staff can be reached at 916-651-4008 and by e-mail here or atSenator.Yee@senate.ca.gov
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SB 249 is a California bill that if enacted could turn thousand and thousands of California gun owners into criminals. The proposed law would make hundreds of thousand of rifles illegal overnight, this bill must be stopped and stopped now! Your actions are key to making certain this flawed and dangerous bill never becomes state law.
Here's how YOU can help now:
Sign the "Stop SB 249 Petition."
But don't stop there, after signing it, share it and have all your friends and family sign it also!
Download and print out the STOP SB 249 info flyer
. The flyer is in PDF for so you can easily print it out and email.
Send Emails to the Assembly Public Safety Committee Members
Contact the bill's author:
Capitol Office: State Capitol, Room 4074Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 651-4008
San Francisco Office: 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 14200, San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 557-7857
San Mateo Office: 400 South El Camino Real, Suite 630, San Mateo, CA 94402
Phone: (650) 340-8840
Much more information is available at STOP SB 249.
Updated Info: 06/22/2012 - SB 249 began its travel through the legislative process this year as an agricultural bill. On May 22, after the time for introduction of new bills had passed, SB 249 was completely re-written (gutted and amended) into a bill that now proposes to restrict magazine release components in semi-auto firearms. The bill suddenly changed into its new form following a CBS news story focusing on some semi-automatic firearms.
NRA's concerns regarding SB 249 include the fact that it would make it illegal to possess parts for magazine releases on most semi-auto firearms with detachable magazines.
After NRA explained our concerns about SB249, Senator Yee stated that he would not "move" this severely flawed legislation. However, two members of his staff, Adam Keigwin and Johannes Rognerud decided to proceed with the bill and now the SB249 is in the Assembly Public Safety Committee. To reach these staff members for Senator Yee, call (916) 651-4008.
There are hundreds of thousands of firearms that could be impacted by SB 249, firearms that are currently legally owned and enjoyed by California residents. SB 249 could potentially make criminals out of law-abiding citizens.
The bill has been referred from the Assembly Rules Committee to the Assembly Public Safety Committee and will most likely be heard on July 3. Both the CRPA and NRA are working to stop this bill; please use your power as a law-abiding voter of California to voice your opposition to SB 249 and help to defeat it immediately!
Please make sure to contact ALL of the legislators on the Assembly Public Safety Committee and ask them to OPPOSE this unreasonable bill. Don't hesitate to use the NRA One-Click system to contact all of the members of the Assembly Public Safety Committee