L.A. Council Members Vote 14-0 to Require City Contractors Disclose NRA Ties
| Kristina Bravo
2/13/2019 4:38 PM EST
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The Los Angeles City Council voted 14-0 Tuesday to approve an ordinance requiring city contractors disclose any ties to the National Rifle Association.
It’s the first such legislation for any municipality, according to Councilman Mitch O’Farrell’s office.
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He first introduced the ordinance in September 2018. It will force companies aiming to do business with the city to publicly reveal any financial links to NRA and its subsidiaries.
The law has several exemptions, including pension fund contracts.
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In a news conference ahead of Tuesday’s vote, O’Farrell said the NRA previously sent a letter to the City Council claiming that the law would violate...
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