Bills Pending Virginia House Public Safety Committee

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VASB5041EngrossConcealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence; effective date. Amends the delayed enactment clause for Chapter 390 and the delayed enactment clause for Chapter 1130 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020 so that the provisions of such chapters will...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5060IntroCrisis intervention team program; annual report. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to report annually by November 1 to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Public...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5020IntroLocal control of firearms; concealed handgun permit. Provides that any local ordinances that prohibit the possession, carrying, or transportation of any firearms, ammunition, or components or combination shall not apply to a person who has a valid co...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5081IntroCivilian deaths in custody; report. Requires every law-enforcement agency and correctional facility to report to the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) certain information regarding the death of any person who is detained, under...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5086IntroMobile crisis co-response team programs. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall support the development and establishment of a mental health first response an...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5063IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; powers and duties of Director; law-enforcement training standards. Eliminates the Committee on Training that currently exists under the Criminal Justice Services Board (the Board) as the policy-making body res...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5066IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; law-enforcement Department of Criminal Justice Services; law-enforcement officer training and qualifications. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to develop uniform curriculum...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5024IntroFirearm sales; criminal history record information check; penalty. Eliminates the Class 1 misdemeanor penalty for a person who purchases a firearm from another person without obtaining the required criminal history record information check. The bill ...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5126IntroSchool resource officers; duties; prohibitions. Clarifies that a school resource officer is a certified law-enforcement officer who is hired by the local law-enforcement agency for the singular purpose of providing law-enforcement and security servic...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5127IntroCrisis intervention teams; bilingual and multilingual members. Directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services to include in criteria for the development of crisis intervention teams a requirement that each crisis intervention team include at lea...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5061IntroSchool security officers and school resource officers; training; students with disabilities; emergency. Requires the compulsory minimum training standards for school security officers and school resource officers to include identifying and working wi...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5128IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; powers and duties; de-escalation training. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to establish training standards and publish and periodically update model policies for law-enfor...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5133IntroPolice officers, deputy sheriffs, and jail officers; Police officers, deputy sheriffs, and jail officers; employment and decertification. Provides that any sheriff or chief of police, the director or chief executive of any agency or department employ...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5131IntroUniformed law-enforcement officers; identification; penalty. Requires every law-enforcement officer who is on duty and in uniform to wear a badge, nameplate, or other device that conspicuously displays the officer's badge or other identification numb...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5137IntroLaw-enforcement agencies; accreditation. Requires all local and state law-enforcement agencies to obtain and maintain accreditation by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission. The bill states that the Department of Criminal Jus...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5136IntroDecertification of law-enforcement officers; Criminal Justice Services Board; statewide professional standards of conduct. Requires the Criminal Justice Services Board (the Board) to adopt statewide professional standards of conduct applicable to all...
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2020-11-09
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VAHB5135IntroLaw-enforcement agencies; body-worn camera systems. Requires all law-enforcement agencies having jurisdiction over criminal law enforcement or regulatory violations to implement and operate a body-worn camera system and to require officers responsibl...
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2020-11-09
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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