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Firearms, Ammunition Tax Bill Revived in California Assembly

June 10, 2021, 6:34 PM

A California Assembly member revived a bill Thursday that would impose an excise tax on the purchase of firearms and ammunition, one week after it failed to pass.

The Assembly voted 49-15 to add an urgency clause to the bill, a procedure that keeps it alive after it fell short of the two-thirds vote required for bills that increase taxes. The measure failed June 3 with a 49-19 vote along ...

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