VA HB1407 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 1 2023 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2023-02-20 - Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 5-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Carrying a firearm or explosive material within Capitol Square and the surrounding area, into a building owned or leased by the Commonwealth, etc.; exception for concealed handgun permit holders. Adds an exception for persons who have been issued a valid concealed handgun permit by the Commonwealth or persons who have a valid concealed handgun or concealed weapon permit or license by reciprocity to the prohibition of carrying a firearm within Capitol Square and the surrounding area, any building owned or leased by the Commonwealth or any agency thereof, or any office where employees of the Commonwealth or any agency thereof are regularly present for the purpose of performing their official duties.

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Firearm or explosive material; carrying within Capitol Square and the surrounding area, etc.


Roll Calls

2023-02-20 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 5-N) (Y: 9 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-02 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (54-Y 45-N) (Y: 54 N: 45 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-01-27 - House - House: Reported from Public Safety (12-Y 10-N) (Y: 12 N: 10 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-01-26 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 4-N) (Y: 6 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-02-20SenatePassed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 5-N)
2023-02-03SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2023-02-03SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2023-02-02HouseVOTE: Passage (54-Y 45-N)
2023-02-02HouseRead third time and passed House (54-Y 45-N)
2023-02-01HouseRead second time and engrossed
2023-01-31HouseRead first time
2023-01-27HouseReported from Public Safety (12-Y 10-N)
2023-01-26HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 4-N)
2023-01-24HouseAssigned PS sub: Subcommittee #1
2022-12-06HouseReferred to Committee on Public Safety
2022-12-06HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23101198D


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182283.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments