VA HB600 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Enrolled on March 18 2020 - 75% progression
Action: 2020-03-20 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Family day homes; storage of firearms. Requires that during hours of operation, all firearms in a licensed family day home, registered family day home, or family day home approved by a family day system be stored unloaded in a locked container, compartment, or cabinet, and that all ammunition be stored in a separate locked container, compartment, or cabinet. The bill requires that the key or combination to such locked containers, compartments, or cabinets be inaccessible to all children in the home.

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Family day homes, licensed, etc.; storage of unloaded firearms in a locked container, cabinet, etc.


Roll Calls

2020-03-07 - House - House: VOTE: Adoption (55-Y 44-N) (Y: 55 N: 43 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-07 - Senate - Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (24-Y 16-N) (Y: 23 N: 16 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-02 - Senate - Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (24-Y 16-N) (Y: 23 N: 16 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-27 - House - House: VOTE: Adoption (1-Y 98-N) (Y: 1 N: 97 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-02-25 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (27-Y 12-N) (Y: 26 N: 12 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-24 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-21 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (14-Y 1-N) (Y: 14 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-17 - Senate - Senate: Rereferred from Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-11 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (54-Y 45-N) (Y: 54 N: 44 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-07 - House - House: Reported from Public Safety (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-04 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N) (Y: 6 N: 2 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-20 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
2020-03-20HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 20, 2020
2020-03-19HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-03-18SenateSigned by President
2020-03-18HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB600ER)
2020-03-07HouseVOTE: Adoption (55-Y 44-N)
2020-03-07HouseConference report agreed to by House (55-Y 44-N)
2020-03-07SenateConference report agreed to by Senate (24-Y 16-N)
2020-03-05HouseConference substitute printed 20109752D-H1
2020-03-05 Conference: Amended by conference committee
2020-03-04SenateSenators: Hanger, McClellan, Morrissey
2020-03-04SenateConferees appointed by Senate
2020-03-03HouseDelegates: Hope, Bourne, Coyner
2020-03-03HouseConferees appointed by House
2020-03-03HouseHouse acceded to request
2020-03-02SenateSenate requested conference committee
2020-03-02SenateSenate insisted on substitute (24-Y 16-N)
2020-02-27HouseVOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 98-N)
2020-02-27HouseSenate substitute rejected by House 20108813D-S1 (1-Y 98-N)
2020-02-27HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-25SenatePassed Senate with substitute (27-Y 12-N)
2020-02-25SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB600S1
2020-02-25SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 20108813D-S1
2020-02-25SenateReading of substitute waived
2020-02-25SenateRead third time
2020-02-24SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-21SenateCommittee substitute printed 20108813D-S1
2020-02-21SenateReported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (14-Y 1-N)
2020-02-17SenateRereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services
2020-02-17SenateRereferred from Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
2020-02-12SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2020-02-12SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-02-11HouseVOTE: Passage (54-Y 45-N)
2020-02-11HouseRead third time and passed House (54-Y 45-N)
2020-02-10HouseRead second time and engrossed
2020-02-09HouseRead first time
2020-02-07HouseReported from Public Safety (13-Y 9-N)
2020-02-04HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)
2020-02-03HouseAssigned PS sub: Firearms
2020-01-06HouseReferred to Committee on Public Safety
2020-01-06HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102002D

Same As/Similar To

SB593 (Same As) 2020-03-20 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
152914(n/a)See Bill Text
6321701.01(n/a)See Bill Text

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