VA SB1008 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on July 23 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-07-23 - Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
Pending: Senate Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Mechanical devices designed to increase the rate of fire of firearms; penalty. Prohibits the manufacture, import, sale or offer to sell, possession, transfer, or transportation of a trigger activator, which includes a trigger crank or bump-fire device, that is designed to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle but does not convert the semiautomatic rifle into a machine gun. A violation is punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor for a first or second offense and a Class 6 felony for a third or subsequent offense of this or certain other firearms offenses.

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Firearms; mechanical devices designed to increase rate of fire, penalty.



2018-07-23SenateReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2018-07-23SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100111D

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182308.5:1(n/a)See Bill Text

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