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Proposed Virginia Gun Law SB1347

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Switchblade knife; person may carry concealed, exception.

Subject: Crimes and Offenses Generally: Weapons

Description: Carrying a switchblade knife; exception. Authorizes any person to carry a switchblade knife concealed when such knife is carried for the purpose of engaging in a lawful profession or lawful recreational activity the performance of which is aided by the use of a switchblade knife. The bill removes switchblade knives from the list of weapons the selling, bartering, giving, or furnishing of which is a Class 4 misdemeanor. This bill is identical to HB 1432.

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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1 sponsors: Bryce Reeves (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 3% (1 of 40)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate 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
Senate Mar 7, 2017 Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1347ER)
Senate Mar 7, 2017 Enrolled
Senate Feb 23, 2017 House amendment agreed to by Senate (25-Y 15-N)
House Feb 22, 2017 Read third time
House Feb 22, 2017 VOTE: PASSAGE (58-Y 40-N)
House Feb 22, 2017 Passed House with amendment (58-Y 40-N)
House Feb 22, 2017 Engrossed by House as amended
House Feb 22, 2017 Committee amendment agreed to
House Feb 21, 2017 Read second time
House Feb 20, 2017 Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (13-Y 8-N)
House Feb 13, 2017 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 4-N)
House Feb 8, 2017 Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
House Jan 31, 2017 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
House Jan 31, 2017 Read first time
House Jan 31, 2017 Placed on Calendar
Senate Jan 26, 2017 Read third time and passed Senate (26-Y 14-N)
Senate Jan 26, 2017 Passed Senate (23-Y 16-N 1-A)
Senate Jan 26, 2017 Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
Senate Jan 25, 2017 Read second time
Senate Jan 25, 2017 Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1347S1
Senate Jan 25, 2017 Committee substitute agreed to 17104362D-S1
Senate Jan 25, 2017 Reading of substitute waived
Senate Jan 24, 2017 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
Senate Jan 23, 2017 Committee substitute printed 17104362D-S1
Senate Jan 23, 2017 Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (10-Y 5-N)
Senate Jan 11, 2017 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
Senate Jan 11, 2017 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100568D
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Enrolled Mar 7, 2017 state link bill text
Comm Sub Jan 23, 2017 state link bill text
Prefiled Jan 11, 2017 state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes

Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (10-Y 5-N)

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

Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (26-Y 14-N)

Senate: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

Senate: Passed Senate (23-Y 16-N 1-A)

House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 4-N)

House: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (13-Y 8-N)

House: VOTE: PASSAGE (58-Y 40-N)

Senate: House amendment agreed to by Senate (25-Y 15-N)

Link: http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?171+sum+SB1347

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