VA HB4024 | 2019 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on July 9 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-09 - Referred by voice vote with letter to Crime Commission
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Purchase, possession, or transportation of firearm prohibited; person voluntarily admitted to inpatient treatment; penalties. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for a person who has been voluntarily admitted to an inpatient treatment facility for treatment of schizophrenia or bipolar 1 disorder to purchase, possess, or transport a firearm and a Class 4 felony for a person to sell, barter, give, or furnish such person a firearm if he knows such person is prohibited from possessing a firearm. The bill provides a means by which such person may petition the court to have his right to purchase, possess, or transport a firearm restored. The bill also directs private providers, community services boards, and behavioral health authorities to report patient admissions for schizophrenia and bipolar 1 disorder to the Central Criminal Records Exchange and to advise the patient prior to voluntary admission that such admission will prohibit his ability to purchase, possess, or transport a firearm.

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Firearms; purchase, etc., prohibited when person voluntarily admitted to inpatient treatment.



2019-07-09HouseReferred by voice vote with letter to Crime Commission
2019-07-09HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-07-09HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 07/09/19 19200156D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182308.013(n/a)See Bill Text
182308.09(n/a)See Bill Text
182308.1:3.1(n/a)See Bill Text
182308.2:1(n/a)See Bill Text
182308.2:2(n/a)See Bill Text
182308.2:3(n/a)See Bill Text
192386.28(n/a)See Bill Text
192389(n/a)See Bill Text
372431.2(n/a)See Bill Text
372513(n/a)See Bill Text
372616(n/a)See Bill Text

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