California AB 187: Ammunition tax (yes a second bill from the same guy for the same thing)

Link to proposed legislation

 

ASSEMBLY BILL No. 187

Introduced  by  Assembly Member Bonta
January 28, 2013

An act relating to ammunition.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

AB 187, as introduced, Bonta. Ammunition.
Existing law prohibits that 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.
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.

DIGEST KEY

Vote: majority   Appropriation: no   Fiscal Committee: no   Local Program: no


BILL TEXT

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1.

It is the intent of the Legislature that would enact legislation to establish a tax on all ammunition sold in retail stores and gun shows in the state and direct the revenue from the tax to a high-crime prevention fund for crime prevention efforts in high-crime areas of the state.

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