as amended, Bonta.
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Existing law prohibits a handgun ammunition vendor, as defined, from selling, offering for sale, or displaying for sale, any handgun ammunition in a manner that allows that ammunition to be accessible to a purchaser without the assistance of the vendor or employee thereof. Existing law requires, subject to exceptions, that handgun ammunition vendors obtain a thumbprint and other information from ammunition purchasers, as specified.end delete
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would establish a tax on all ammunition sold in retail stores and gun shows in the state and direct tax revenue to a fund to prevent crime in high-crime areas of the state.end delete
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
It is the intention of the Legislature to occupy the
4whole field of regulation of the registration or licensing of
5commercially manufactured firearms as encompassed by the
6provisions of the Penal Code, and such provisions shall be
7exclusive of all local regulations, relating to registration or
8licensing of commercially manufactured firearms, by any political
9subdivision as defined in Section 1721 of the Labor Code.
It is the intent of the Legislature to enact
16legislation that would establish a tax on all ammunition sold in
17retail stores and gun shows in the state and direct the revenue from
18the tax to a high-crime prevention fund for crime prevention efforts
19in high-crime areas of the state.