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Proposed Virginia Gun Law HB1853

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Victims of domestic violence, etc.; firearms safety or training course.

Subject: Courts Not of Record: Criminal Procedure: Weapons: Commonwealth Public Safety: Firearms: Victims of Crime: Administration of Government: Treasury Treasury Board and Treasurer State

Description: Victims of domestic violence, etc.; firearms safety or training course. Creates the Virginia Firearms Safety and Training for Sexual and Domestic Violence Victims Fund. The bill provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services may distribute funds from the Fund to reimburse an entity that offers a firearms safety or training course or class approved by the Department free of charge to victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, stalking, or family abuse. The Department would not be permitted to issue reimbursements in excess of the amount available in the Fund. The bill also requires that, upon the issuance of a protective order, the petitioner for the order be provided with a list of such approved courses or classes. This bill is identical to SB 1300.

Session: 2017 Regular Session

Last Action: Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017

Last Action Date: March 13, 2017

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Todd Gilbert (R); Rick Morris (R);

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

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 13, 2017 Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
Mar 13, 2017 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
Senate Mar 10, 2017 Signed by President
House Mar 7, 2017 Signed by Speaker
House Mar 7, 2017 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1853ER)
House Mar 7, 2017 Enrolled
Senate Feb 22, 2017 Senate receded from substitute (22-Y 18-N)
House Feb 21, 2017 Senate substitute rejected by House 17105306D-S1 (0-Y 95-N)
House Feb 21, 2017 Senate amendments ruled not germane
House Feb 21, 2017 VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 95-N)
House Feb 21, 2017 Placed on Calendar
Senate Feb 17, 2017 Reading of amendments waived
Senate Feb 17, 2017 Passed Senate with substitute with amendments (37-Y 2-N)
Senate Feb 17, 2017 Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendments HB1853S1
Senate Feb 17, 2017 Amendments #'s 2,4,6,8,10,12 by Senator Wexton rejected (7-Y 32-N)
Senate Feb 17, 2017 Amendments #'s 1,3,5,7,9,11 by Senator Wexton agreed to
Senate Feb 17, 2017 Passed by temporarily
Senate Feb 17, 2017 Read third time
Senate Feb 16, 2017 Reading of substitute waived
Senate Feb 16, 2017 Passed by for the day
Senate Feb 16, 2017 Committee substitute agreed to 17105306D-S1
Senate Feb 16, 2017 Read third time
Senate Feb 15, 2017 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
Senate Feb 14, 2017 Reported from Finance (14-Y 2-N)
Senate Feb 8, 2017 Rereferred to Finance
Senate Feb 8, 2017 Committee substitute printed 17105306D-S1
Senate Feb 8, 2017 Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N)
Senate Feb 6, 2017 Constitutional reading dispensed
Senate Feb 6, 2017 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
House Feb 3, 2017 VOTE: PASSAGE (66-Y 28-N)
House Feb 3, 2017 Read third time and passed House (66-Y 28-N)
House Feb 2, 2017 Read second time
House Feb 2, 2017 Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1853H1
House Feb 2, 2017 Committee substitute agreed to 17104674D-H1
House Feb 1, 2017 Read first time
House Jan 30, 2017 Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
House Jan 30, 2017 Committee substitute printed 17104674D-H1
House Jan 26, 2017 Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 1-N)
House Jan 20, 2017 Referred to Committee on Appropriations
House Jan 20, 2017 Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
House Jan 20, 2017 Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (12-Y 7-N)
House Jan 19, 2017 Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 1-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 17102577D
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Enrolled Mar 7, 2017 state link bill text
Comm Sub Feb 8, 2017 state link bill text
Comm Sub Jan 30, 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 (4-Y 1-N)

House: Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (12-Y 7-N)

House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 1-N)

House: Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N)

House: VOTE: PASSAGE (66-Y 28-N)

Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N)

Senate: Reported from Finance (14-Y 2-N)

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

Senate: Amendments #'s 2,4,6,8,10,12 by Senator Wexton rejected (7-Y 32-N)

Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (37-Y 2-N)

House: VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 95-N)

Senate: Senate receded from substitute (22-Y 18-N)

Link: http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?171+sum+HB1853

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