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Passed Virginia Gun Law HB2325

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Legislation Overview

Title: Concealed handgun permit; application for permit requires photo identification.

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

Description: Application for a concealed handgun permit; photo identification. Requires applicants for a concealed handgun permit to present one valid form of government-issued photo identification issued by a governmental agency of the Commonwealth or by the U.S. Department of Defense or U.S. State Department (passport). The bill removes the requirement that the application be made under oath before a notary.

Session: 2017 Regular Session

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0237)

Last Action Date: February 23, 2017

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Matt Fariss (R);

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 1% (1 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Feb 23, 2017 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0237)
Feb 23, 2017 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 237 (effective 7/1/17)
Senate Feb 17, 2017 Signed by President
Feb 17, 2017 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
House Feb 17, 2017 Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
House Feb 15, 2017 Signed by Speaker
House Feb 15, 2017 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2325ER)
House Feb 15, 2017 Enrolled
Senate Feb 13, 2017 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
Senate Feb 13, 2017 Read third time
Senate Feb 10, 2017 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
Senate Feb 8, 2017 Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
Senate Jan 26, 2017 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
Senate Jan 26, 2017 Constitutional reading dispensed
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 Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2325H1
House Jan 24, 2017 Committee substitute agreed to 17104517D-H1
House Jan 24, 2017 Read second time
House Jan 23, 2017 Read first time
House Jan 20, 2017 Committee substitute printed 17104517D-H1
House Jan 20, 2017 Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (19-Y 0-N)
House Jan 19, 2017 Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 0-N)
House Jan 17, 2017 Assigned MPPS sub: #1
House Jan 13, 2017 Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
House Jan 13, 2017 Presented and ordered printed 17103590D
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Chaptered Feb 23, 2017 state link bill text
Enrolled Feb 15, 2017 state link bill text
Comm Sub Jan 20, 2017 state link bill text
Introduced Jan 13, 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 with substitute (5-Y 0-N)

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

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

Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)

Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

Link: http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?171+sum+HB2325

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