VA SB76 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 25 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-11-25 - Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
Pending: Senate Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Protective orders; possession of firearms; penalty. Provides that it is a Class 6 felony for a person who is subject to a permanent protective order (i.e., a protective order with a maximum duration of two years) for subjecting another person to an act of violence, force, or threat to possess a firearm while the order is in effect, which is equivalent to the existing penalty for possession of a firearm by a person subject to a permanent protective order for family abuse. The bill also provides that such person may continue to possess and transport a firearm for 24 hours after being served with the order for the purposes of selling or transferring the firearm to another person.

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Title

Protective orders; possession of firearms, penalty.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2019-11-25SenateReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-11-25SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101355D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182308.1:4(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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