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Passed Virginia Gun Law HB2429

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Firearms; purchase, possession, or transportation.

Subject: Crimes and Offenses Generally: Weapons: Behavioral Health and Developmental Services: Firearms

Description: Purchase, possession, or transportation of firearms; petition to restore right. Provides that any person who is not a resident of the Commonwealth and who is prohibited from purchasing, possessing, or transporting any firearm in the Commonwealth due to an acquittal by reason of insanity, being adjudicated mentally incompetent or incapacitated, or being involuntarily admitted or ordered to outpatient treatment may petition for the restoration of such rights in the general district court of the city or county in which the most recent of such proceedings occurred. Current law provides that a person so prohibited may petition for the restoration of such rights in the general district court of the city or county in which he resides.

Session: 2017 Regular Session

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0516)

Last Action Date: March 16, 2017

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Israel O'Quinn (R); Terry Kilgore (R);

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

History
Chamber Date Action
Mar 16, 2017 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0516)
Mar 16, 2017 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 516 (effective 7/1/17)
Feb 28, 2017 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
House Feb 28, 2017 Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
Senate Feb 24, 2017 Signed by President
House Feb 23, 2017 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2429ER)
House Feb 23, 2017 Signed by Speaker
House Feb 23, 2017 Enrolled
Senate Feb 20, 2017 Read third time
Senate Feb 20, 2017 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
Senate Feb 20, 2017 Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
Senate Feb 20, 2017 Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
Senate Feb 17, 2017 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
Senate Feb 15, 2017 Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-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 BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
House Feb 7, 2017 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
House Feb 6, 2017 Read second time
House Feb 6, 2017 Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2429H1
House Feb 6, 2017 Committee substitute agreed to 17104704D-H1
House Feb 4, 2017 Read first time
House Feb 3, 2017 Committee substitute printed 17104704D-H1
House Feb 3, 2017 Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (19-Y 0-N)
House Jan 25, 2017 Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (10-Y 1-N)
House Jan 24, 2017 Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
House Jan 19, 2017 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
House Jan 19, 2017 Presented and ordered printed 17104501D
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Chaptered Mar 16, 2017 state link bill text
Enrolled Feb 23, 2017 state link bill text
Comm Sub Feb 3, 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 with substitute (10-Y 1-N)

House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (19-Y 0-N)

House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)

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

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

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

Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

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

Link: http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?171+sum+HB2429

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