Schwarzenegger To Determine Fate of Bullet Ban

The California legislature has sent a bill to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger that would ban the use of lead ammunition in areas occupied by endangered condor.

A bill passed by the California Senate and General Assembly earlier this week that would ban the use of lead bullets by deer and varmint hunters within the range of the endangered California condor has been sent to the desk of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.Outdoor Life Online Editor

A bill passed by the California Senate and General Assembly earlier this week that would ban the use of lead bullets by deer and varmint hunters within the range of the endangered California condor has been sent to the desk of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

But sources for sportsmen's groups and firearms organizations say they don't necessarily expect a rubber stamp from the "Governator," and believe he may veto the measure and defer any such regulatory action to the California Fish and Game Commission.