VA SB4017 | 2019 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-0)
Status: Introduced on July 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-09 - Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Allowing access to firearms by minors; penalty. Provides that any person who recklessly leaves a loaded, unsecured firearm in such a manner as to endanger the life or limb of any person under the age of 18 is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Current law provides that any person who recklessly leaves a loaded, unsecured firearm in such a manner as to endanger the life or limb of any child under the age of 14 is guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor. The bill establishes an appropriation for the fiscal impact of the bill and authorizes the Director of the Department of Planning and Budget to allocate such appropriation among the agencies and programs impacted by the bill.

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Title

Firearms; allowing access to minors, penalty.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-07-09 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N) (Y: 9 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-07-09SenatePassed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
2019-07-08SenateReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-07-08SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 07/09/19 19200142D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
18256.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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