STATEMENT: Senate Leader Atkins Reacts to Governor Newsom’s Signature of AB 893

October 11, 2019

SAN DIEGO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement on Assembly Bill 893 being signed into law:

“I congratulate Assemblymember Todd Gloria for getting AB 893 signed into law by Governor Newsom today. AB 893 responds to our community’s desire to stop selling guns and ammunition on state property, specifically at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. This bill offers tangible, real steps to keep all California residents safe by closing off another pathway for criminals to move guns from the legal market to the unregulated one.”


Toni G. Atkins is President pro Tempore of the California Senate. Having previously served as Speaker of the California Assembly, she began her tenure in the Senate in 2016. As Senator for District 39, she represents the cities of San Diego, Coronado, Del Mar and Solana Beach. Website of President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins:

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