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Passed Virginia Gun Law HB1849

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Concealed handgun permit; permit requirements.

Subject: Crimes and Offenses Generally: Weapons: Concealed Weapons: Handguns

Description: Concealed handgun permit; permit requirements. Provides that a concealed handgun permit shall be of a size comparable to a Virginia driver's license and may be laminated or use a similar process to protect the permit. Current law requires that the permit be no larger than two inches wide by three and one-fourth inches long.

Session: 2017 Regular Session

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0047)

Last Action Date: February 17, 2017

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Todd Gilbert (R); Ron Villanueva (R);

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 2% (2 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Feb 17, 2017 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0047)
Feb 17, 2017 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 47 (effective 7/1/17)
Senate Feb 13, 2017 Signed by President
Feb 13, 2017 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017
House Feb 13, 2017 Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/13/17
House Feb 10, 2017 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1849ER)
House Feb 10, 2017 Signed by Speaker
House Feb 10, 2017 Enrolled
Senate Feb 8, 2017 Read third time
Senate Feb 8, 2017 Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
Senate Feb 7, 2017 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
Senate Feb 6, 2017 Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
Senate Jan 26, 2017 Constitutional reading dispensed
Senate Jan 26, 2017 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
House Jan 25, 2017 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
House Jan 25, 2017 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
House Jan 24, 2017 Read second time and engrossed
House Jan 23, 2017 Read first time
House Jan 20, 2017 Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (19-Y 0-N)
House Jan 19, 2017 Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
House Jan 17, 2017 Assigned MPPS sub: #1
House Jan 10, 2017 Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
House Jan 10, 2017 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102314D
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Chaptered Feb 17, 2017 state link bill text
Enrolled Feb 10, 2017 state link bill text
Prefiled Jan 10, 2017 state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes

House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)

House: Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (19-Y 0-N)

House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)

Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)

Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)

Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

Link: http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?171+sum+HB1849

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