Passed Virginia Firearm Legislation SB88
Title: Discharging firearm; penalty.
Description: Discharging firearm; penalty. Imposes a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of three years for violations of (i) maliciously discharging a firearm within or at an occupied building or dwelling house; (ii) willfully discharging a firearm within or at any school building, upon the buildings or grounds of any school, or upon any public property within 1,000 feet of the property line of a school; and (iii) intentionally discharging a firearm while in or on a motor vehicle so as to create risk of death or injury to another person. The bill also imposes a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of one year for violations of (a) unlawfully, but not maliciously, discharging a firearm within or at an occupied building or dwelling house and (b) willfully discharging a firearm in a public place when such discharge results in bodily injury to another person. The bill imposes a mandatory minimum term of confinement in jail of 90 days for violations of willfully discharging a firearm in a public place when such discharge does not result in bodily injury to another person.
Session: 2020 Regular Session
Last Action: Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 6-N)
Last Action Date: January 22, 2020
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Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 5% (2 of 40)
|Senate||Jan 22, 2020||Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 6-N)|
|Senate||Jan 8, 2020||Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name|
|Senate||Nov 27, 2019||Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101274D|
|Senate||Nov 27, 2019||Referred to Committee on the Judiciary|
|Chaptered||Apr 6, 2020||state link||bill text|
|Prefiled||Nov 27, 2019||state link||bill text|
|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|
|Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 6-N)||01/22/2020||9||6||0||0||Yes|
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Link: link to state bill page
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