VA HB4026 | 2019 | 1st Special Session


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


Violation of provisions of protective orders while armed with a firearm; penalty. Provides that any person convicted of violating the provisions of a protective order while armed with a firearm shall be sentenced to a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of three years for a first conviction and a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of five years for a second or subsequent conviction. Under current law, such violation is punishable as a Class 6 felony with no mandatory minimum term of imprisonment.

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Protective orders; violation of provisions while armed with a firearm, penalty.



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 19200219D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
161253.2(n/a)See Bill Text
18260.4(n/a)See Bill Text

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