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Proposed Virginia Gun Law HB2424

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Concealed weapons; carrying of firearms by former attorneys for the Commonwealth, etc.

Subject: Crimes and Offenses Generally: Weapons: Counties Cities and Towns: Firearms: Concealed Weapons: Commonwealth's Attorneys

Description: Carrying concealed weapons; former attorneys for the Commonwealth and assistant attorneys for the Commonwealth. Exempts from the prohibition on carrying a concealed handgun a retired or resigned attorney for the Commonwealth or assistant attorney for the Commonwealth who (i) was not terminated for cause and served at least 10 years prior to his retirement or resignation; (ii) during the most recent 12-month period, has met, at his own expense, the standards for qualification in firearms training for active law-enforcement officers in the Commonwealth; (iii) carries with him written proof of consultation with and favorable review of the need to carry a concealed handgun issued by the attorney for the Commonwealth from whose office he retired or resigned; and (iv) meets the requirements of a "qualified retired law enforcement officer" pursuant to the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 (18 U.S.C. ยง 926C). The bill provides that a retired or resigned attorney for the Commonwealth or assistant attorney for the Commonwealth who has received such proof of consultation and favorable review shall have the opportunity to annually participate, at his expense, in the same training and testing to carry firearms as is required of active law-enforcement officers in the Commonwealth.

Session: 2017 Regular Session

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

Last Action Date: February 21, 2017

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Jackson Miller (R);

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

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 21, 2017 Signed by President
Feb 21, 2017 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
House Feb 21, 2017 Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
House Feb 20, 2017 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2424ER)
House Feb 20, 2017 Signed by Speaker
House Feb 20, 2017 Enrolled
Senate Feb 15, 2017 Passed Senate (30-Y 10-N)
Senate Feb 15, 2017 Read third time
Senate Feb 14, 2017 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
Senate Feb 13, 2017 Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 1-N)
Senate Feb 8, 2017 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
Senate Feb 8, 2017 Constitutional reading dispensed
House Feb 7, 2017 Read third time and passed House (83-Y 14-N)
House Feb 7, 2017 VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 14-N)
House Feb 6, 2017 Read second time and engrossed
House Feb 4, 2017 Read first time
House Feb 3, 2017 Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (18-Y 2-N)
House Jan 26, 2017 Subcommittee recommends reporting (2-Y 1-N)
House Jan 24, 2017 Assigned MPPS sub: #1
House Jan 19, 2017 Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
House Jan 19, 2017 Presented and ordered printed 17103842D
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Enrolled Feb 20, 2017 state link bill text
Introduced Jan 19, 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 (2-Y 1-N)

House: Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (18-Y 2-N)

House: VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 14-N)

Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 1-N)

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

Senate: Passed Senate (30-Y 10-N)

Link: http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?171+sum+HB2424

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