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California Senate Approves Background Checks, Permits and Fees for Ammunition Purchases
Posted By admin On June 1, 2013 @ 7:26 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
Susan Jones and Shannon Quick
CNS News 
June 1, 2013
The California Senate this week approved a collection of bills, including one (SB 53) that would require background checks, permits, and fees for the purchase of ammunition.
All ammunition sales would have to be face-to-face, happening only in the presence of a store clerk; and vendors selling the bullets would have to submit sales records to the California Department of Justice. Those vendors also would need a permit to sell ammunition.
SB 53  is one of seven “gun violence” bills approved on Wednesday. Together, the seven Democrat-sponsored bills are known as the “Lifesaving Intelligent Firearms Enforcement Act,” dubbed the LIFE Act.
California Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, a Democrat, said the LIFE act is designed to close “loopholes” in existing regulations, keep firearms and ammunition out of the hands of dangerous persons, and strengthen education on gun ownership.
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 CNS News: http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/california-senate-approves-background-checks-permits-and-fees-ammunition-purchases
 SB 53: http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201320140SB53&search_keywords=
 Gun control: Officials set sights on ammunition background checks: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gun-control-officials-set-sights-on-ammunition-background-checks.html
 Senate panel passes background checks for gun owners: http://www.prisonplanet.com/senate-panel-passes-background-checks-for-gun-owners.html
 Gun talks hit a snag in Senate over universal background checks: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gun-talks-hit-a-snag-in-senate-over-universal-background-checks.html
 70,291,049 Background Checks for Gun Purchases Under Obama: http://www.prisonplanet.com/70291049-background-checks-for-gun-purchases-under-obama.html
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