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Sen. Jack Scott’s gun dealer bill passes...

Sen. Jack Scott’s gun dealer bill passes through assembly

GLENDALE -- The Assembly has passed a local legislator’s bill that

would require changes in laws regulating gun dealers.

The changes, outlined in the bill written by state Sen. Jack Scott

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(D-Glendale), includes ones that allow gun dealers to obtain

background checks of employees.

It also requires that gun dealers prohibit any employee not

allowed to possess firearms to come in contact with any gun.

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State Atty. General Bill Lockyer sponsored the bill.

According to a Scott press release, Gov. Gray Davis has vowed to

sign the bill.

Frommer runaway film

bill signed by governor

BURBANK -- Gov. Gray Davis has signed into law a local

assemblyman’s bill that makes it illegal for elected officials to

solicit charitable donations for city services in exchange for a film

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permit.

Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Burbank) wrote the bill with the hope

that the state does everything it can to keep film productions from

migrating outside of the area. According to a release from Frommer’s

office, production employment in the state fell by 7,400 jobs between

1999 and 2001. Frommer is a member of the California Film Commission.

Compiled by Ryan Carter


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