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44 total bills, 0 anti-gun bills,
35 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.

this is an pro-gun bill

HCR37

Title: Make WV a sanctuary state for the U.S. Constitution

Description: Make WV a sanctuary state for the U.S. Constitution

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2017

Title: Rewriting the Criminal Code

Description: Rewriting the Criminal Code

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 8, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2042

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

Description: The purpose of this bill is to exempt sales of small arms and small arms ammunition from state sales and use tax.

Last Action: To House Finance

Last Action Date: February 10, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2159

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: February 10, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2175

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: February 10, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2197

Title: West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act

Description: West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 10, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2216

Title: Right to keep and bear arms

Description: Right to keep and bear arms

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 10, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2259

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: February 10, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2275

Title: Eliminate the restriction to carry a firearm on the state capitol complex grounds.

Description: Eliminate the restriction to carry a firearm on the state capitol complex grounds.

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 10, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2364

Title: Permit teachers in K-12 schools be authorized to carry concealed firearms as a designated school protection officer

Description: Permit teachers in K-12 schools be authorized to carry concealed firearms as a designated school protection officer

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 17, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2499

Title: Tax reduction for arms and ammo manufacturing

Description: The purpose of this bill is to stimulate economic growth in manufacturing industries by amending the definition of manufacturing for purposes of special method for appraising qualified capital additions to manufacturing facilities for property tax purposes; by amending the formula for calculating credit allowed for manufacturing investment to include small arms ammunition manufacturing and small arms, ordinance and ordinance accessories manufacturing; by creating the West Virginia Tax Credit For Federal Excise Tax Imposed Upon Small Arms And Ammunition Manufacturers and providing for its administration and enforcement of the tax credit; and by exempting sales of small arms and small arms ammunition from state sales and use tax.

Last Action: Approved by Governor 4/8/21

Last Action Date: April 8, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2537

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: February 16, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2694

Title: Create the 2nd Amendment Preservation Act

Description: Create the 2nd Amendment Preservation Act

Last Action: Completed legislative action

Last Action Date: April 10, 2021

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HB2729

Title: Permit elected officials to carry firearms in the Capitol

Description: Permit elected officials to carry firearms in the Capitol

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 24, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2736

Title: Provide a sales tax exemption for firearms and firearm ammunition for WV residents

Description: Provide a sales tax exemption for firearms and firearm ammunition for WV residents

Last Action: To House Finance

Last Action Date: February 24, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2739

Title: Make WV a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary State

Description: Make WV a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary State

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 24, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2793

Title: Permit out of state residents to obtain West Virginia concealed carry permits

Description: Permit out of state residents to obtain West Virginia concealed carry permits

Last Action: Approved by Governor 4/9/21 - Senate Journal

Last Action Date: April 9, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2828

Title: Firearm Protection Act

Description: Firearm Protection Act

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 2, 2021

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HB2866

Title: Establishing the Municipal Home Rule Program

Description: Establishing the Municipal Home Rule Program

Last Action: To House Government Organization

Last Action Date: March 3, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2919

Title: Protect privacy of those who store firearms in WV

Description: Protect privacy of those who store firearms in WV

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 5, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2946

Title: Second Amendment Sanctuary Act

Description: Second Amendment Sanctuary Act

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 5, 2021

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HB2977

Title: Allow guns to be carried on capitol grounds

Description: Allow guns to be carried on capitol grounds

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 8, 2021

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HB2978

Title: Gun carry allowed on college campuses

Description: Gun carry allowed on college campuses

Last Action: To House Education

Last Action Date: March 8, 2021

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HB3000

Title: To allow circuit court judges with at least six years of service to conceal carry if they so desire

Description: To allow circuit court judges with at least six years of service to conceal carry if they so desire

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 9, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB3022

Title: The Campus Self Defense Act

Description: The Campus Self Defense Act

Last Action: To House Education

Last Action Date: March 9, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB3047

Title: Make WV a Second Amendment Sanctuary State

Description: Make WV a Second Amendment Sanctuary State

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 10, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SJR1

Title: Protection of the Right to Bear Arms Amendment

Description: The purpose of this resolution is to amend the State Constitution to prohibit the state, counties, municipalities, or other political subdivisions of the state from restricting the right to keep and bear arms.

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 1, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB8

Title: Relating to castle doctrine and self-defense standards

Description: The purpose of this bill is to codify the “castle doctrine” and make clear the self-defense standards applied in criminal cases.

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 10, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SCR54

Title: Urging Congress and President to protect Second Amendment of US Constitution

Description: Urging Congress and President to protect Second Amendment of US Constitution

Last Action: To House Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 25, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB111

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: February 10, 2021

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SB225

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 Finance

Last Action Date: February 11, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB268

Title: Prohibiting insurance discrimination against firearms manufacturers

Description: Prohibiting insurance discrimination against firearms manufacturers

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 12, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB279

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: February 13, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB353

Title: Creating Second Amendment Preservation Act

Description: The purpose of this bill is to create the “Second Amendment Preservation Act”.

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 18, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB365

Title: WV Firearms Protection Act

Description: The purpose of this bill is to establish the West Virginia Firearms Protection Act.

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 19, 2021

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SB419

Title: Redefining "firearm" to match federal code

Description: Redefining "firearm" to match federal code

Last Action: Completed legislative action

Last Action Date: April 9, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB451

Title: Relating to possession of firearms by individuals during declared state of emergency

Description: Relating to possession of firearms by individuals during declared state of emergency

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 25, 2021

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SB458

Title: Relating to possession of firearms by individuals during state of emergency

Description: Relating to possession of firearms by individuals during state of emergency

Last Action: Completed legislative action

Last Action Date: April 9, 2021

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SB485

Title: Relating to use or presentation of firearm during commission of felony

Description: Relating to use or presentation of firearm during commission of felony

Last Action: Communicated to House

Last Action Date: April 10, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB570

Title: Creating Campus Self-Defense Act

Description: Creating Campus Self-Defense Act

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 5, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB575

Title: Creating tax credit for individuals who complete firearms safety course

Description: Creating tax credit for individuals who complete firearms safety course

Last Action: To Finance

Last Action Date: March 5, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB624

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

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

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB630

Title: Declaring sale and manufacture of firearms an essential business during declared emergency

Description: Declaring sale and manufacture of firearms an essential business during declared emergency

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB650

Title: Permitting concealed carry in certain areas on State Capitol Complex

Description: Permitting concealed carry in certain areas on State Capitol Complex

Last Action: To Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 17, 2021

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