VA SB4013 | 2019 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on July 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-09 - Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (12-Y 2-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Local government buildings; dangerous weapons; penalty. Prohibits the possession or transport of (i) guns or other weapons designed or intended to propel a missile or projectile of any kind; (ii) frames, receivers, mufflers, silencers, missiles, projectiles, or ammunition designed for use with a dangerous weapon; or (iii) certain other dangerous weapons in any building owned or used by a locality for governmental purposes in the Commonwealth. Currently, the possession or transport of such weapons is prohibited in any courthouse and is punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill makes the penalty for possession or transport of such weapons in any courthouse or building owned or used by a locality for governmental purposes a Class 6 felony.

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Title

Local government buildings; dangerous weapons, penalty.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-07-09 - Senate - Senate: Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (12-Y 2-N) (Y: 12 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-07-09SenateStricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (12-Y 2-N)
2019-07-08SenateReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-07-08SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 07/09/19 19200113D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182283.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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