VA HB142 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on December 18 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-20 - Assigned PS sub: Firearms
Pending: House Public Safety: Firearms Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence. Removes the option for concealed handgun permit applicants to demonstrate competence with a handgun by completing an electronic, video, or online course conducted by a state-certified or National Rifle Association-certified firearms instructor. The bill does not affect any in-person means of satisfying the requirement to demonstrate competence with a handgun under current law.

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Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence.



2020-01-20HouseAssigned PS sub: Firearms
2019-12-18HouseReferred to Committee on Public Safety
2019-12-18HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101342D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182308.02(n/a)See Bill Text
182308.06(n/a)See Bill Text

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