VA SB1008 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

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]

Summary

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.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Professional trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.

Title

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

Sponsors


History

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

Code Citations

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

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

feedback