VA HB2128 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Engrossed on January 26 2021 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-02-05 - Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Sale or transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check delay. Increases from three business days to five business days the time provided for the Department of State Police to complete a background check before a firearm may be transferred. If a dealer who has otherwise fulfilled all requirements is told by the State Police that a response will not be available by the end of the dealer's fifth business day, the dealer may complete the sale or transfer without being deemed in violation.

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Title

Firearms; criminal history record information check delay increased to five days.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2021-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-27 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (54-Y 46-N) (Y: 54 N: 46 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-22 - House - House: Reported from Public Safety (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-19 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N) (Y: 5 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-05SenateContinued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
2021-01-28SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2021-01-28SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2021-01-27HouseVOTE: Passage (54-Y 46-N)
2021-01-27HouseRead third time and passed House (54-Y 46-N)
2021-01-26HouseRead second time and engrossed
2021-01-25HouseRead first time
2021-01-22HouseReported from Public Safety (13-Y 9-N)
2021-01-19HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
2021-01-14HouseAssigned PS sub: Firearms
2021-01-12HouseReferred to Committee on Public Safety
2021-01-12HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102376D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182308.2:2(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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