VA SB263 | 2016 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 6 2016 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2016-01-27 - Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Firearms; purchase by persons intending to commit act of terrorism; penalty. Provides that any person who, having the present intention to commit, conspire to commit, or aid and abet in the commission of an act of terrorism, purchases a firearm is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor and any person who sells a firearm to a person who has expressed such an intention is guilty of a Class 4 felony. The bill provides that any such person shall also be disqualified from obtaining a concealed handgun permit. The bill further provides that any person who is listed on the consolidated Terrorist Watchlist maintained by the Terrorist Screening Center administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation is disqualified from obtaining a concealed handgun permit. A second enactment clause provides that the provisions related to the Terrorist Watchlist will not go into effect unless the U.S. Department of Justice approves the policies and procedures set out in the bill.

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Title

Firearms; purchase by persons intending to commit act of terrorism, penalty.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2016-01-27 - Senate - Senate: Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2016-01-27SenateStricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
2016-01-06SenateReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2016-01-06SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102419D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182308.09(n/a)See Bill Text
182308.1:6(n/a)See Bill Text
182308.2:1(n/a)See Bill Text
182308.2:3(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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