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36 total bills, 0 anti-gun bills,
28 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed West Virginia Firearm Legislation

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note: Reintroduction of legislation applies only to House bills and may occur from odd-numbered to even-numbered years. Legislation does not carryover automatically; the sponsor or cosponsors of a bill or resolution must submit a request for the legislation to carryover. The request must be made to the Clerk of the House no later than ten days before the commencement of the Second Regular Session.

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HCR8

Title: Admitting certain counties and independent cities of the Commonwealth of Virginia to be admitted to the State of West Virginia as constituent counties

Description: Admitting certain counties and independent cities of the Commonwealth of Virginia to be admitted to the State of West Virginia as constituent counties

Last Action: To House Rules

Last Action Date: January 16, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2031

Title: Permitting persons who have been issued state licenses to carry concealed deadly weapons to carry those weapons on the grounds of the State Capitol Complex

Description: The purpose of this bill is to permit persons who have been issued state licenses to carry concealed deadly weapons on the grounds of the State Capitol Complex, except for the third and fourth floors of the east wing of Building One.

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2032

Title: Permitting the carrying of concealed weapons on the campus of a state institution of higher education

Description: The purpose of this bill is to permit the carrying of concealed weapons on the campus of a state institution of higher education by individuals who have been issued state licenses to carry concealed deadly weapons pursuant to W. Va. Code, §61-7-4.

Last Action: To House Education

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2143

Title: West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act

Description: West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2170

Title: Right to keep and bear arms

Description: Right to keep and bear arms

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2221

Title: Reducing the cost of the fee for a state license to carry a concealed weapon

Description: The purpose of this bill is to reduce the cost of the fee for a state license to carry a concealed weapon.

Last Action: To House Finance

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2519

Title: The Campus Self Defense Act

Description: The purpose of this bill is to allow a person who holds a current and valid license to carry a concealed deadly weapon to carry such a weapon on the campus and in the buildings of a state institution of higher education. It provides exceptions and immunity to an institution for a licensee’s intentional or unintentional use of a firearm while carrying it under the act. The bill seeks to acknowledge that violence against disarmed law-abiding citizens is an increasing, but unnecessary, occurrence. The bill is an attempt by the Legislature to reaffirm a law-abiding citizen's Second Amendment Right, the right to protect themselves by allowing legally licensed and permitted employees, staff, and students of public universities the right to legally carry a concealed weapon within specified limitations.

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2672

Title: Exempting honorably discharged veterans of the from payment of fees and costs for a license to carry deadly weapons

Description: The purpose of this bill is to exempt honorably discharged veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States from payment of fees and costs required by this section for a license to carry deadly weapons. This exemption already applies to former law-enforcement officers who are honorably retired.

Last Action: To House Veterans' Affairs and Homeland Security

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

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HB2765

Title: Allowing firearms-qualified tax division investigators to carry firearms

Description: The purpose of this bill is to allow firearms-qualified tax division investigators to carry firearms.

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

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HB3069

Title: Relating to the right of certain persons to limit possession of firearms on premises

Description: The purpose of this bill is to provide a limitation on certain persons possessing firearms upon property owned or leased by a chemical manufacturing facility or oil and gas refinery operating under an air quality permit issued by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Air Quality on which the primary business conducted is the manufacture, use, storage, or transportation of hazardous, combustible, or explosive materials.

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB4024

Title: Eliminating the permit requirement for storing a concealed handgun in a vehicle on school property for persons 21 or older

Description: Eliminating the permit requirement for storing a concealed handgun in a vehicle on school property for persons 21 or older

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB4038

Title: Prohibiting county airport authorities from making or adopting rules prohibiting possession of firearms in public

Description: Prohibiting county airport authorities from making or adopting rules prohibiting possession of firearms in public

Last Action: To House Political Subdivisions

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB4057

Title: Creating a cause of action for injuries suffered in a gun- free zone

Description: Creating a cause of action for injuries suffered in a gun- free zone

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB4076

Title: Removing the permit requirement for a person over 21 to possess a concealed handgun in a motor vehicle on school property

Description: Removing the permit requirement for a person over 21 to possess a concealed handgun in a motor vehicle on school property

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 9, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB4093

Title: Eliminating the prohibition against carrying firearms on the grounds of the State Capitol Complex

Description: Eliminating the prohibition against carrying firearms on the grounds of the State Capitol Complex

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 10, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB4098

Title: Second Amendment Sanctuary Law

Description: Second Amendment Sanctuary Law

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 10, 2020

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HB4122

Title: Reorganizing various boards and authorities for the licensing and oversight of trades, occupations, and professions

Description: Reorganizing various boards and authorities for the licensing and oversight of trades, occupations, and professions

Last Action: To House Government Organization

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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HB4127

Title: Relating generally to hunting and fishing

Description: Relating generally to hunting and fishing

Last Action: To House Agriculture and Natural Resources

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB4139

Title: Firearm Protection Act

Description: Firearm Protection Act

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB4168

Title: Preserving and protecting the right to keep and bear arms

Description: Preserving and protecting the right to keep and bear arms

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB4349

Title: Exempting sales of small arms and small arms ammunition from state sales and use taxes

Description: Exempting sales of small arms and small arms ammunition from state sales and use taxes

Last Action: To House Finance

Last Action Date: January 15, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB4376

Title: Prohibiting municipalities from limiting the rights of persons to purchase, possess, transfer, own, carry, transport, sell or store deadly weapons

Description: Prohibiting municipalities from limiting the rights of persons to purchase, possess, transfer, own, carry, transport, sell or store deadly weapons

Last Action: To House Political Subdivisions

Last Action Date: January 16, 2020

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HB4379

Title: Authorizing home incarceration supervisors to carry firearms

Description: Authorizing home incarceration supervisors to carry firearms

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 16, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SJR3

Title: Protection of the Right to Bear Arms Amendment

Description: Protection of the Right to Bear Arms Amendment

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB8

Title: Exempting certain armed forces veterans from payment of fees for license to carry deadly weapon

Description: Exempting certain armed forces veterans from payment of fees for license to carry deadly weapon

Last Action: To Military

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB15

Title: Removing municipalities' authority to restrict firearm possession without carry concealed permit during brief temporary events

Description: Removing municipalities' authority to restrict firearm possession without carry concealed permit during brief temporary events

Last Action: To Government Organization

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

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SB28

Title: Allowing WV Board of Medicine investigators to carry concealed weapons

Description: Allowing WV Board of Medicine investigators to carry concealed weapons

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB46

Title: Defining "pepper spray" and exempting from definition of "deadly weapons"

Description: Providing certain persons be allowed to carry pepper spray in State Capitol Complex

Last Action: Ordered to House

Last Action Date: January 17, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB96

Title: Prohibiting municipalities from limiting persons' rights to possess certain weapons

Description: Prohibiting municipalities from limiting persons' rights to possess certain weapons

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 17, 2020

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SB172

Title: Exempting certain veterans from carry concealed permit fees

Description: Exempting certain veterans from carry concealed permit fees

Last Action: To Military

Last Action Date: January 9, 2020

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SB243

Title: Exempting firearm safe storage products from consumers sales tax

Description: Exempting firearm safe storage products from consumers sales tax

Last Action: To Finance

Last Action Date: January 9, 2020

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SB255

Title: Providing certain persons be allowed to carry pepper spray in State Capitol Complex

Description: Providing certain persons be allowed to carry pepper spray in State Capitol Complex

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 10, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB264

Title: Creating tax credit for persons who successfully complete firearms safety course

Description: Creating tax credit for persons who successfully complete firearms safety course

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 10, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB477

Title: Prohibiting county airport authorities to regulate possession or carrying of firearm

Description: Prohibiting county airport authorities to regulate possession or carrying of firearm

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 15, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB482

Title: Eliminating permit requirement for storing concealed handgun in vehicle on school property for persons over 21

Description: Eliminating permit requirement for storing concealed handgun in vehicle on school property for persons over 21

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 15, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB483

Title: Eliminating restriction to carry firearm on State Capitol Complex grounds

Description: Eliminating restriction to carry firearm on State Capitol Complex grounds

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 15, 2020

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