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Proposed Virginia Gun Law SB865

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Furnishing certain weapons to minor; exemption.

Subject: Crimes and Offenses Generally: Minors: Weapons

Description: Furnishing certain weapons to minor; exemption. Exempts the transfer of a dirk, switchblade knife, or bowie knife between family members or for the purpose of engaging in a sporting event or activity from the current prohibition against selling, bartering, giving, or furnishing such weapons to a minor.

Session: 2017 Regular Session

Last Action: Requires 27 affirmative votes to override veto

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Richard Stuart (R);

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

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Apr 5, 2017 Requires 27 affirmative votes to override veto
Senate Apr 5, 2017 Senate sustained Governor's veto (21-Y 19-N)
Senate Apr 5, 2017 Reconsideration of Governor's veto agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
Senate Apr 5, 2017 Requires 27 affirmative votes to override veto
Senate Apr 5, 2017 Senate sustained Governor's veto (20-Y 20-N)
Mar 16, 2017 Governor: Vetoed by Governor
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
Senate Mar 7, 2017 Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB865ER)
House Mar 7, 2017 Signed by Speaker
Senate Mar 7, 2017 Enrolled
House Feb 22, 2017 Passed House (59-Y 40-N)
House Feb 22, 2017 Read third time
House Feb 22, 2017 VOTE: PASSAGE (59-Y 40-N)
House Feb 21, 2017 Read second time
House Feb 20, 2017 Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 9-N)
House Feb 13, 2017 Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 1-N)
House Feb 8, 2017 Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
House Jan 31, 2017 Placed on Calendar
House Jan 31, 2017 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
House Jan 31, 2017 Read first time
Senate Jan 24, 2017 Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)
Senate Jan 23, 2017 Read second time and engrossed
Senate Jan 20, 2017 Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
Senate Jan 18, 2017 Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 3-N)
Senate Dec 7, 2016 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100757D
Senate Dec 7, 2016 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Enrolled Mar 7, 2017 state link bill text
Prefiled Dec 7, 2016 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 (12-Y 3-N)

Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)

Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)

House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 1-N)

House: Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 9-N)

House: VOTE: PASSAGE (59-Y 40-N)

Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (20-Y 20-N)

Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's veto agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (21-Y 19-N)

Link: http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?171+sum+SB865

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