Aaron Read and Randy Perry Legislative Advocates Aaron Read & Associates, LLC In October 2015, AB 953, the Racial and Identity Profiling Act (RIPA), authored by Assembly Member Shirley Weber, was signed into law. This dangerous and poorly crafted measure was strongly opposed by PORAC since it was first introduced, but the political dynamic has […]
Aaron Read and Randy Perry Legislative Advocates Aaron Read & Associates, LLC Governor Jerry Brown’s first major action this year was his January 10 unveiling of the 2017–2018 California budget declaring the ambiguous state of our economy. “We’re in very uncertain times,” he said. “We’re very subject to a lot of unpredictability.” With that said, […]
Aaron Read and Randy Perry Legislative Advocates Aaron Read & Associates, LLC A new Legislature is now in place. The question becomes, will we be a one-party state with both houses in supermajority, or will the two-party system either recover or morph into moderate Democrats and progressive Democrats jockeying for Republican support? The way we […]
Aaron Read and Randy Perry Legislative Advocates Aaron Read & Associates, LLC Election Results Well, every once in a while a World Series and an election bring about an exhilarating surprise. The Cubs broke a jinx of more than a century. Donald Trump shook the political system to its core and made everyone question the […]
TERRY McHALE Vice President MICHELE CERVONE Account Manager Marketplace Communications The unfathomable has now become a harsh new reality for law enforcement in America. On Thursday, July 7, our nation suffered a severe body punch when we lost five brave Dallas officers to a violent, wholesale shooting by a lone gunman. The killings were […]
Aaron Read and Randy Perry Legislative Advocates Aaron Read & Associates, LLC On June 30, the Legislature sent a series of firearm-related bills to the Governor’s desk. Much of the package was a reaction to the recent massacre in Orlando. The Legislature used the “gut and amend” process, in which the current language of […]
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AB 1135 (Levine) – Firearms: assault weapons.
This bill redefines “assault weapon” to include a firearm with a detachable magazine that can be removed readily with the use of a tool.
This bill requires that owners of these newly defined “assault weapons,” prior to January 1, 2017, to register the firearm online at DOJ. There will be a fee of up to, but no more than, $15 to register the firearm.
CAPITOL BEAT Primary Results and Pending Legislation AARON READ AND RANDY PERRY Legislative Advocates Aaron Read & Associates, LLC The late, great Congressman Tip O’Neill said that all politics is local. O’Neill could have been talking specifically about PORAC. President Mike Durant constantly reminds everyone that in every election, PORAC works very closely with our […]
Aaron Read and Randy Perry Legislative Advocates Aaron Read & Associates, LLC On May 3, PORAC leaders walked the halls of the State Capitol to meet face-to-face with policymakers and stakeholders about key legislation that could possibly impact PORAC members. Among the many measures that PORAC influences, the following four bills were chosen to […]