VA SB16 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 18 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-13 - Stricken at the request of Patron in Judiciary (9-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Prohibiting sale, transport, etc., of assault firearms and certain firearm magazines; penalties. Expands the definition of "assault firearm" and prohibits any person from importing, selling, transferring, manufacturing, purchasing, possessing, or transporting an assault firearm. A violation is a Class 6 felony. The bill prohibits a dealer from selling, renting, trading, or transferring from his inventory an assault firearm to any person. The bill also prohibits a person from carrying a shotgun with a magazine that will hold more than seven rounds of the longest ammunition for which it is chambered in a public place; under existing law, this prohibition applies only in certain localities. The bill makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor to import, sell, barter, or transfer any firearm magazine designed to hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.

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Title

Assault firearms and certain firearm magazines; prohibiting sale, transport, etc., penalties.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-01-13 - Senate - Senate: Stricken at the request of Patron in Judiciary (9-Y 0-N) (Y: 9 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-13SenateStricken at the request of Patron in Judiciary (9-Y 0-N)
2020-01-08SenateMoved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name
2019-11-18SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2019-11-18SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100507D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
161278.9(n/a)See Bill Text
182287.4(n/a)See Bill Text
182308.2:01(n/a)See Bill Text
182308.2:1(n/a)See Bill Text
182308.2:2(n/a)See Bill Text
182308.7(n/a)See Bill Text
182308.8(n/a)See Bill Text
182308.9(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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