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SB 1235 - Requires Background Checks to Buy Ammunition - California Key Vote

Marie Waldron voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Issues Related to SB 1235

Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Background Checks to Buy Ammunition

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (23-14) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Background Checks to Buy Ammunition

Vote Result
Yea Votes
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires background checks for individuals purchasing ammunition.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Department of Justice to determine if an individual is eligible to purchase ammunition by cross-referencing the individual’s information in the Automated Firearms System (AFS) before approving the purchase (Sec. 12).
  • Requires the Department of Justice to deny any transaction in which an individual’s information does not match an AFS entry or if an individual is listed on the Prohibited Armed Persons File (Sec. 12).
  • Specifies that only an ammunition vendor who is licensed by the Department of Justice shall be authorized to sell ammunition, effective January 1, 2018 (Sec. 11).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (46-30) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Background Checks to Buy Ammunition

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires background checks for individuals purchasing ammunition.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Department of Justice to determine if an individual is eligible to purchase ammunition by cross-referencing the individual’s information in the Automated Firearms System (AFS) before approving the purchase (Sec. 12).
  • Requires the Department of Justice to deny any transaction in which an individual’s information does not match an AFS entry or if an individual is listed on the Prohibited Armed Persons File (Sec. 12).
  • Specifies that only an ammunition vendor who is licensed by the Department of Justice shall be authorized to sell ammunition, effective January 1, 2018 (Sec. 11).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (24-15) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Background Checks to Buy Ammunition

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires background checks for individuals purchasing ammunition.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Department of Justice to determine if an individual is eligible to purchase ammunition by cross-referencing the individual’s information in the Automated Firearms System (AFS) before approving the purchase (Sec. 12).
  • Requires the Department of Justice to deny any transaction in which an individual’s information does not match an AFS entry or if an individual is listed on the Prohibited Armed Persons File (Sec. 12).
  • Specifies that only an ammunition vendor who is licensed by the Department of Justice shall be authorized to sell ammunition, effective January 1, 2018 (Sec. 11).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires Background Checks to Buy Ammunition

Sponsors

  • Kevin de Leon (CA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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