VA HB2298 | 2021 | 1st Special Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB2298


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-03-30 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0432)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Muzzleloading rifle and shotgun; definitions. Removes the requirement that the propellant be loaded along with the projectile or projectiles in the definitions of muzzleloading rifle and muzzleloading shotgun.

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Muzzleloading rifle and shotgun; clarifies definitions.


Roll Calls

2021-02-22 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-19 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N) (Y: 32 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2021-02-17 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
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]
2021-02-05 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (74-Y 22-N) (Y: 74 N: 22 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-02-03 - House - House: Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (18-Y 4-N) (Y: 18 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-03-30 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0432)
2021-03-30 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 432 (effective 7/1/21)
2021-03-01 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
2021-03-01HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021
2021-02-26HouseSigned by Speaker
2021-02-25SenateSigned by President
2021-02-25HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB2298ER)
2021-02-22SenatePassed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
2021-02-22SenateRead third time
2021-02-19SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N)
2021-02-17SenateReported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N)
2021-02-05SenateContinued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
2021-02-05SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2021-02-05SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2021-02-05HouseVOTE: Passage (74-Y 22-N)
2021-02-05HouseRead third time and passed House (74-Y 22-N)
2021-02-04HouseRead second time and engrossed
2021-02-03HouseRead first time
2021-02-03HouseReported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (18-Y 4-N)
2021-01-22HouseAssigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
2021-01-18HouseReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
2021-01-18HousePresented and ordered printed 21102689D

Same As/Similar To

HB2298 (Carry Over) 2021-02-05 - Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
291100(n/a)See Bill Text

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