Bills Pending Virginia House Public Safety Committee

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VASB207EngrossPurchase of service handguns or other weapons by retired sworn law-enforcement officers. Removes the requirement that a sworn law-enforcement officer be employed in a full-time capacity at the time of his retirement to purchase his service handgun.
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2020-03-03
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB567IntroIndoor shooting ranges; prohibited in buildings not owned or leased by the Commonwealth or federal government; exceptions; civil penalty. Prohibits the operation of an indoor shooting range, defined in the bill, in any building not owned or leased by...
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2020-02-11
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB224IntroCarrying a concealed handgun; permit not required. Allows any person who is otherwise eligible to obtain a concealed handgun permit to carry a concealed handgun without a permit anywhere he may lawfully carry a handgun openly within the Commonwealth.
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2020-02-11
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VAHB899IntroManufacture, import, sale, transfer, or possession of restricted firearm ammunition; penalty. Makes it a Class 5 felony to manufacture, import, sell, transfer, or possess any restricted firearm ammunition, defined in current law as bullets, projectil...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB78IntroPurchase, possession, and transport of firearms following certain convictions; permit to restore rights; penalty. Prohibits a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor violation of assault and battery of a family or household member from possess...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB568IntroCarrying or storing firearms in motor vehicles and vessels; exceptions; penalty. Provides that any person possessing or storing a firearm in a motor vehicle or vessel shall secure such firearm in a locked container, other than a glove box, that is no...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1409IntroSecond Amendment sanctuary status; budgeting decisions. Prohibits the General Assembly and the executive branch of government from considering the Second Amendment sanctuary status of any locality in the Commonwealth in making any appropriation decis...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB669IntroCarrying concealed handgun with a permit; employees of any agency of the Commonwealth or political subdivision thereof. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law or any rule, regulation, or workplace policy to the contrary, an employe...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB431IntroConditional release of geriatric prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense, other than a Class 1 felony, (i) who has reached the age of 65 or older and who has served at least five years of ...
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2020-02-11
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB450IntroAppeal of involuntary admission order; possession of firearms; penalty. Provides that a person who is involuntarily admitted or ordered to mandatory outpatient treatment may not purchase, possess, or transport a firearm until his right to do so is re...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1510IntroCarrying weapon into building owned or used by the Commonwealth or political subdivision thereof; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for a first or second offense for a person to transport any (i) gun or other weapon designed or intended to prop...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB458IntroPurchase, possession, and transportation of firearms; fugitives; penalty. Provides that it is a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person who is a fugitive to purchase, possess, or transport a firearm. The bill also updates the criminal history record infor...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB142IntroConcealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence. Removes the option for concealed handgun permit applicants to demonstrate competence with a handgun by completing an electronic, video, or online course conducted by a state-certified or Nationa...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1718IntroVirginia National Guard; state active duty for emergency response; pay and allowances for members. Establishes rates of pay and allowances for members of the Virginia National Guard and Virginia Defense Force.
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2020-02-11
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VAHB934IntroPossession, purchase, and transport of certain firearms in certain localities; withholding state funds. Allows a person to lawfully possess, purchase, or transport a firearm or firearms magazine that he would otherwise be lawfully permitted to posses...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1175IntroUse or display of firearm in committing felony; penalty. Increases from three to five years for a first offense and from five to 10 years for a second or subsequent offense the mandatory minimum sentences for use or display of a firearm during the co...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB569IntroOut-of-state concealed handgun permits; reciprocity. Out-of-state concealed handgun permits; reciprocity. Reinstates the prior law providing that the holder of an out-of-state concealed handgun permit who is at least 21 years of age is authorized to ...
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2020-02-11
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB1312IntroLocal 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, proj...
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2020-02-11
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB373IntroCarrying dangerous weapon to place of religious worship. Repeals the code section related to carrying dangerous weapons in places of worship.
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2020-02-11
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VAHB423IntroGun Violence Survivor Assistance Fund and Grant Program. Establishes the Gun Violence Survivor Assistance Fund and Grant Program, to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services for the purpose of providing grants to gun violence su...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB425IntroTransfer of multiple firearms; report to the Department of State Police. Requires any dealer who sells, trades, or transfers more than two firearms to an individual in a single transaction to report such transaction to the Department of State Police....
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2020-02-11
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VAHB900IntroProhibition on possession, purchase, or transport of firearms following certain misdemeanor convictions; penalties. Prohibits a person who has been convicted of stalking, sexual battery, assault and battery of a family or household member, brandishin...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1079IntroPossession of weapons; Capitol Square and legislative buildings; penalties. Prohibits the possession of a (i) firearm or other weapon designed or intended to propel a missile or projectile of any kind; (ii) frame, receiver, muffler, silencer, missile...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB853IntroRecklessly allowing access to firearms to certain persons; penalty. Provides that any person who (i) sells, barters, gives, or furnishes; (ii) has in his possession or under his control with the intent of selling, bartering, giving, or furnishing; or...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB426IntroProhibited public carrying of certain firearms; penalty. Prohibits the carrying of a loaded shotgun or rifle in places open to the public in certain cities and counties. Current law prohibits the carrying in such locations of certain loaded firearms ...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB260IntroTransfer of firearms; criminal history record check delay; penalty. Increases from the end of the next business day to within five business days the time in which State Police must advise a dealer if its records indicate that a firearms buyer or tran...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB596IntroCarrying dangerous weapon to place of religious worship; repeal. Repeals the code section related to carrying dangerous weapons in places of worship.
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2020-02-11
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VAHB318IntroPossession of ammunition on school property; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor if he knowingly possesses ammunition for a firearm upon (i) the property of any public, private, or religious elementary, middle, or high ...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1287IntroEmployees of a firearms dealer. Provides that no person, corporation, or proprietorship licensed as a firearms dealer shall employ any person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm. Under current law, such restriction is limited to persons emplo...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB964IntroFirearms; restoration of rights of persons convicted of violent felonies. Provides that a person who has been convicted of an act of violence or a violent felony may not petition for a restoration order that unconditionally authorizes possessing, tra...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB162IntroFirearm-free zones designated by the Commonwealth or a locality; waiver of sovereign immunity. Provides that (i) if the Commonwealth designates any property owned by it or (ii) if any locality designates such locality or any part of such locality as ...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB161IntroCarrying a concealed handgun; permit not required. Allows any person who is otherwise eligible to obtain a resident concealed handgun permit to carry a concealed handgun without a permit anywhere he may lawfully carry a handgun openly within the Comm...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB427IntroManufacture, import, sale, transfer, or possession of undetectable firearms; penalty. Creates a Class 5 felony for any person who manufactures, imports, sells, transfers, or possesses any firearm that, after removal of all parts other than a major co...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1447IntroCarrying loaded firearms in public while under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs; penalties. Provides that it is a Class 1 misdemeanor for a person under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs to carry a loaded firearm on or about his pers...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1471IntroFirearms ordinances; property in multiple localities; affirmative defense. Provides that a hunter on private property that is owned by a particular landowner and spans two or more localities with differing firearms ordinances shall have an affirmativ...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1382IntroControl of firearms in local government buildings; waiver of sovereign immunity. Provides that any locality that adopts an ordinance or policy that generally prohibits firearms, ammunition, or components or combination thereof in any building owned o...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB750IntroCarrying a concealed handgun; consumption of alcohol in a public park; penalty. Prohibits a person who carries a concealed handgun onto the premises of any public park or other public space when alcoholic beverages have been approved for sale or cons...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB459IntroPossession or transportation of firearms following convictions for certain misdemeanor crimes; restoration of rights; penalty. Prohibits a person who has been convicted of assault and battery when the person intentionally selects the person against w...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1470IntroFirearms ordinances; applicability to property located in multiple localities. Allows a landowner whose property, including multiple contiguous parcels, spans two or more localities to elect to have the firearms ordinances of the locality in which th...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB782IntroConditional release of geriatric, terminally ill, or permanently physically disabled prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense, other than a Class 1 felony, who is terminally ill or permanen...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1689IntroLimitations on laws regarding the control of firearms. Limitations on laws regarding the control of firearms. Provides that any law, executive order, administrative regulation, local ordinance, or court order shall be considered an unlawful infringem...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1486IntroCarrying dangerous weapons to places of worship; repeal. Repeals the code section related to carrying dangerous weapons in places of worship.
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2020-02-11
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VAHB599IntroCarrying weapon into building owned or leased by the Commonwealth; penalty. Makes it a Class 3 misdemeanor for a person to transport any (i) gun or other weapon designed or intended to propel a missile or projectile of any kind; (ii) frame, receiver,...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1485IntroRegulation of firearms by localities; workplace rules; limitation. Prohibits a locality from adopting a workplace rule that restricts employees who possess a valid concealed handgun permit from carrying a concealed handgun in their place of employmen...
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2020-02-11
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