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Passed Virginia Gun Law SB904

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Legislation Overview

Title: VWC; permits commissioners and deputy commissioners to carry a concealed weapon.

Subject: Crimes and Offenses Generally: Weapons: Workers' Compensation: Concealed Weapons: Counties Cities and Towns: Courthouses and Courtrooms

Description: Carrying weapon into courthouse; Workers' Compensation commissioner or deputy commissioner exempt. Provides an exception from the prohibition against carrying a weapon into courthouses in the Commonwealth for a commissioner or deputy commissioner of the Workers' Compensation Commission while in the conduct of official duties.

Session: 2017 Regular Session

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0761)

Last Action Date: March 24, 2017

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Mark Obenshain (R);

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

History
Chamber Date Action
Mar 24, 2017 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0761)
Mar 24, 2017 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 761 (effective 7/1/17)
Mar 13, 2017 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
Senate Mar 13, 2017 Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
Senate Mar 10, 2017 Signed by President
Senate Mar 7, 2017 Enrolled
House Mar 7, 2017 Signed by Speaker
Senate Mar 7, 2017 Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB904ER)
Senate Feb 22, 2017 Title replaced 17105645D-H1
Senate Feb 22, 2017 House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 2-N)
House Feb 21, 2017 Passed House with substitute (61-Y 36-N)
House Feb 21, 2017 Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB904H1
House Feb 21, 2017 Committee substitute agreed to 17105645D-H1
House Feb 21, 2017 Read third time
House Feb 21, 2017 VOTE: PASSAGE (61-Y 36-N)
House Feb 20, 2017 Read second time
House Feb 17, 2017 Committee substitute printed 17105645D-H1
House Feb 17, 2017 Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (15-Y 7-N)
House Feb 16, 2017 Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
House Feb 10, 2017 Assigned MPPS sub: #1
House Feb 3, 2017 Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
House Feb 3, 2017 Read first time
House Feb 3, 2017 Placed on Calendar
Senate Jan 31, 2017 Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
Senate Jan 30, 2017 Read second time
Senate Jan 30, 2017 Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB904S1
Senate Jan 30, 2017 Committee substitute agreed to 17104400D-S1
Senate Jan 30, 2017 Reading of substitute waived
Senate Jan 27, 2017 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
Senate Jan 25, 2017 Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N)
Senate Jan 25, 2017 Committee substitute printed 17104400D-S1
Senate Dec 22, 2016 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
Senate Dec 22, 2016 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100985D
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Chaptered Mar 24, 2017 state link bill text
Enrolled Mar 7, 2017 state link bill text
Comm Sub Feb 17, 2017 state link bill text
Comm Sub Jan 25, 2017 state link bill text
Prefiled Dec 22, 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 with substitute (13-Y 0-N)

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

Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

House: Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (15-Y 7-N)

House: VOTE: PASSAGE (61-Y 36-N)

Senate: House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 2-N)

Link: http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?171+sum+SB904

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