17 Mar ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Wednesday, March 17, 2021 8:00AM Gun safety advocates present bill to keep Nevadans safe, empower businesses to help end gun violence
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: March 16, 2021
CONTACTS: Will Pregman, email@example.com, 702.752.0656
Today, March 17, 2021 8:00AM
Gun safety advocates present bill to keep Nevadans safe, empower businesses to help end gun violence
CARSON CITY, NV – During Wednesday’s meeting of the Nevada Assembly Committee of the Judiciary, Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui will present a bill, AB286. The bill prohibits the sale and transfer of unfinished and unserialized firearm components (a.k.a. “ghost guns”) and gives businesses the ability to voluntarily prohibit firearms on their premises.
Jauregui, a 1 October survivor, will be joined in her presentation by representatives of Nevada’s business community, labor, and gun safety advocate organizations, including Annette Magnus, Executive Director of Battle Born Progress, who will provide supporting testimony. Spokespersons for Battle Born Progress will be available to provide additional comment to press in either English or Spanish following the hearing.
WHAT: Nevada Assembly Committee on the Judiciary hearing on AB286, a bill to keep Nevadans safe from gun violence.
WHO: Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui, joined by:
Annette Magnus, Battle Born Progress
David Pucino, Giffords Law Center
Representatives for the Brady Campaign, Center of American Progress, and Everytown for Gun Safety will also testify in support.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 17th 8:00AM
WHERE: Virtually, via the Legislative Meeting Link
Notes: Spokespeople in Spanish or English are available for individual interviews.