New Jersey Alert: Gun safety package moves to full Assembly

Includes five good gun safety bills

Five good gun measures passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Thursday (06/13). They all move on to the full Assembly for a vote. The NRA told their members, “it’s critical that gun owners make their voices heard early and often.”

Now is the effective time for gun sense advocates to make a quick call to their Assembly Member’s office. They want to hear from you.

The Bills

👍 A.1016 would require gun stores sell only smart guns that would restrict their use to the gun owner.
👍 A.3696 would require guns be locked up.
👍 A.5452 would require training to obtain a Firearms Identification Card and that it be renewed every four years.
👍 A.5453 and A.5454 would ban the sale or gift of guns to disqualified individuals.
👍 A.5455 would require the reporting of ammunition sales and mandate development of an electronic system for firearm information.

Tracking bill progress of above: bold=passed, italics=location
In the House—>In Committee—>On Assembly Floor—>Passed Chamber
—In the Senate—>In Committee—>On Senate Floor—>Passed Chamber
—After Passage—>On Governor’s Desk—>Governor Signed—>Becomes Law

Action

A quick phone call is very effective. Please call or email the office of your state Assembly Member. Ask him/her to support the gun safety bill package.


  • To find your representatives and senators, enter your zip code at The League of Women Voters.
  • From the Indivisible Guide 2.0: Coordinated calls. Calls are a light lift, but can have an impact. Organize your local group to barrage your MoCs [legislators] with calls at an opportune moment about and on a specific issue.

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