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
(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.
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
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