Full California State Assembly approves plan to allow citizens to sue those who supply dangerous firearms


The nation’s first assault weapons measure, backed by Governor Newsom, returns for final Senate vote later this week

June 28, 2022 – SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bob Hertzberg of Van Nuys posted the following after Senate Bill 1327a plan to help end gun violence by allowing private individuals to sue gun manufacturers, passed its first floor vote by the California Assembly.

The nation’s first law, backed by Governor Newsom, passed by a 50-19 vote in the 80-member Assembly. It then returns to the Senate for consideration later this week.

“What we have now is too many shootings,” Asm said. Philip Ting of San Francisco, floor sponsor of Hertzberg’s bill, said shortly before the vote. “It’s a common sense gun law (and) that puts the power back in the hands of the people.”

For more past press releases, background, and statements from Hertzberg on SB 1327, click HERE:

To learn more, visit Senator Hertzberg’s website and follow @SenBobHertzberg on Twitter.

Senator Bob Hertzberg represents nearly one million residents of the San Fernando Valley in Senate District 18, which includes part of Burbank and the following communities in Los Angeles: Arleta, Granada Hills, Hansen Dam, Lake View Terrace , Mission Hills, North Hills, North Hollywood. , part of Northridge, Pacoima, Panorama City, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, part of Sun Valley, Sylmar, Toluca Lake, Valley Glen, Valley Village, Van Nuys, City of San Fernando and Universal City. Learn more about senate.ca.gov/hertzberg.
Source: Senator Bob Hertzberg


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