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Proposed Virginia Firearm Legislation HB2081

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Polling places; prohibited activities, unlawful possession of a firearm, penalty.

Description: Polling places; prohibited activities; unlawful possession of a firearm; penalty. Prohibits any person from knowingly possessing a firearm within 40 feet of any building, or part thereof, used as a polling place, including one hour before and one hour after its use as a polling place, except for (i) a qualified law-enforcement officer or retired law-enforcement officer, (ii) any person occupying his own private property that falls within 40 feet of the polling place, or (iii) a licensed armed security officer whose employment or performance of his duties occurs within 40 feet of the polling place. The bill further provides that no person shall knowingly possess a firearm within 40 feet of a meeting place for the local electoral board while the electoral board meets to ascertain the results of an election or any place used as the setting for a recount. A violation of the provisions of the bill is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Session: 2021 Regular Session

Last Action: Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)

Last Action Date: February 5, 2021

Sponsors

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6 sponsors: Mark Levine (D); Betsy Carr (D); Eileen Filler-Corn (D); Kaye Kory (D); Kathleen Murphy (D); Marcia Price (D);

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 6% (6 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 5, 2021 Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
Senate Jan 26, 2021 Constitutional reading dispensed
Senate Jan 26, 2021 Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
House Jan 25, 2021 Read third time and passed House (53-Y 47-N)
House Jan 25, 2021 VOTE: Passage (53-Y 47-N)
House Jan 22, 2021 Read second time and engrossed
House Jan 21, 2021 Read first time
House Jan 20, 2021 Reported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 9-N)
House Jan 12, 2021 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102618D
House Jan 12, 2021 Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Prefiled Jan 12, 2021 state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes No Votes Absent Passed
01/20/2021 13 9 0 0 Yes
  • Adams, Dawn (D) Yea
  • Adams, Les (R) Nay
  • Askew, Alex (D) Yea
  • Bloxom, Robert (R) Nay
  • Convirs-Fowler, Kelly (D) Yea
  • Head, Chris (R) Nay
  • Krizek, Paul (D) Yea
  • Levine, Mark (D) Yea
  • McGuire, John (R) Nay
  • Mundon King, Candi (D) Yea
  • O'Quinn, Israel (R) Nay
  • Orrock, Robert (R) Nay
  • Price, Marcia (D) Yea
  • Rasoul, Sam (D) Yea
  • Reid, David (D) Yea
  • Runion, Chris (R) Nay
  • Rush, Larry (R) Nay
  • Sickles, Mark (D) Yea
  • Simon, Marcus (D) Yea
  • Simonds, Shelly (D) Yea
  • VanValkenburg, Schuyler (D) Yea
  • Walker, Wendell (R) Nay
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
01/25/2021 53 47 0 0 Yes
  • Adams, Dawn (D) Yea
  • Adams, Les (R) Nay
  • Aird, Lashrecse (D) Yea
  • Askew, Alex (D) Yea
  • Austin, Terry (R) Nay
  • Avoli, G. (R) Nay
  • Ayala, Hala (D) Yea
  • Bagby, Lamont (D) Yea
  • Batten, Amanda (R) Nay
  • Bell, Robert (R) Nay
  • Bloxom, Robert (R) Nay
  • Bourne, Jeffrey (D) Yea
  • Brewer, Emily (R) Nay
  • Bulova, David (D) Yea
  • Byron, Kathy (R) Nay
  • Campbell, Jeffrey (R) Nay
  • Campbell, Ronnie (R) Nay
  • Carr, Betsy (D) Yea
  • Carter, Lee (D) Yea
  • Cole, Joshua (D) Yea
  • Cole, Mark (R) Nay
  • Convirs-Fowler, Kelly (D) Yea
  • Cox, M. Kirkland (R) Nay
  • Coyner, Carrie (R) Nay
  • Davis, Glenn (R) Nay
  • Delaney, Karrie (D) Yea
  • Edmunds, James (R) Nay
  • Fariss, C. Matt (R) Nay
  • Filler-Corn, Eileen (D) Yea
  • Fowler, Hyland (R) Nay
  • Freitas, Nicholas (R) Nay
  • Gilbert, C. Todd (R) Nay
  • Gooditis, Wendy (D) Yea
  • Guy, Nancy (D) Yea
  • Guzman, Elizabeth (D) Yea
  • Hayes, C.E. (D) Yea
  • Head, Chris (R) Nay
  • Helmer, Dan (D) Yea
  • Heretick, Steve (D) Yea
  • Herring, Charniele (D) Yea
  • Hodges, M. Keith (R) Nay
  • Hope, Patrick (D) Yea
  • Hudson, Sally (D) Yea
  • Hurst, Chris (D) Nay
  • Jenkins, Clinton (D) Yea
  • Jones, Jerrauld (D) Yea
  • Keam, Mark (D) Yea
  • Kilgore, Terry (R) Nay
  • Knight, Barry (R) Nay
  • Kory, L. Kaye (D) Yea
  • Krizek, Paul (D) Yea
  • LaRock, Dave (R) Nay
  • Leftwich, James (R) Nay
  • Levine, Mark (D) Yea
  • Lopez, Alfonso (D) Yea
  • Marshall, Daniel (R) Nay
  • McGuire, John (R) Nay
  • McNamara, Joseph (R) Nay
  • McQuinn, Delores (D) Yea
  • Miyares, Jason (R) Nay
  • Morefield, James (R) Nay
  • Mugler, Martha (D) Yea
  • Mullin, Michael (D) Yea
  • Mundon King, Candi (D) Yea
  • Murphy, Kathleen (D) Yea
  • O'Quinn, Israel (R) Nay
  • Orrock, Robert (R) Nay
  • Plum, Kenneth (D) Yea
  • Poindexter, Charles (R) Nay
  • Price, Marcia (D) Yea
  • Ransone, Margaret (R) Nay
  • Rasoul, Sam (D) Yea
  • Reid, David (D) Yea
  • Robinson, Roxann (R) Nay
  • Roem, Danica (D) Yea
  • Runion, Chris (R) Nay
  • Rush, Larry (R) Nay
  • Samirah, Ibraheem (D) Yea
  • Scott, Don (D) Yea
  • Sickles, Mark (D) Yea
  • Simon, Marcus (D) Yea
  • Simonds, Shelly (D) Yea
  • Subramanyam, Suhas (D) Yea
  • Sullivan, Richard (D) Yea
  • Torian, Luke (D) Yea
  • Tran, Kathy (D) Yea
  • Tyler, Roslyn (D) Nay
  • VanValkenburg, Schuyler (D) Yea
  • Walker, Wendell (R) Nay
  • Wampler, William (R) Nay
  • Ward, Jeion (D) Yea
  • Ware, Lee (R) Nay
  • Watts, Vivian (D) Yea
  • Webert, Michael (R) Nay
  • Wiley, Bill (R) Nay
  • Willett, Rodney (D) Yea
  • Williams Graves, Angelia (D) Yea
  • Wilt, Tony (R) Nay
  • Wright, Thomas (R) Nay
  • Wyatt, Scott (R) Nay
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
02/5/2021 14 0 0 0 Yes
  • Boysko, Jennifer (D) Yea
  • Deeds, R. Creigh (D) Yea
  • Edwards, John (D) Yea
  • Lucas, L. Louise (D) Yea
  • McClellan, Jennifer (D) Yea
  • McDougle, Ryan (R) Yea
  • Morrissey, Joseph (D) Yea
  • Norment, Thomas (R) Yea
  • Obenshain, Mark (R) Yea
  • Peake, Mark (R) Yea
  • Petersen, John (D) Yea
  • Saslaw, Richard (D) Yea
  • Stanley, William (R) Yea
  • Surovell, Scott (D) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name

Link: link to state bill page

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