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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Firearm Bills to Be Heard in Militia Police and Public Safety Subcommittee #1 Thursday

The following bills will be heard in the Militia Police and Public Safety Subcommittee #1 on Thursday at 4:00 PM in the 4th Floor West Conference Room of the General Assembly Building:

  • HB 61 Firearms; purchase and sale of rifles or shotguns, penalties. VSSA Opposes
  • HB 100 Concealed handgun permits; references to issuance of handgun before July 1, 2008. VSSA Supports
  • HB 357 Concealed handgun permit applicant; access to information. VSSA Supports
  • HB 448 Firearms; restoration of rights, report to State Police. VSSA Supports
  • HB 535 Firearms; criminal history record information check on transferee; penalties. VSSA Opposes
  • HB 695 Concealed handgun permit; changes to types of firearms safety courses. VSSA Opposes
  • HB 705 Concealed handgun permits; eliminates certain requirements for an out-of-state permit. VSSA Supports
  • HB 736 Concealed handgun permits, lifetime; Department of State Police to issue, penalty. VSSA Supports
  • HB 809 Prohibition of sale, transfer, etc., of certain firearms magazines; fine. VSSA Opposes
  • HB 810 Firearms; willful discharge, penalty. VSSA Opposes
  • HB 812 Firearms; criminal history record information checks for sales, penalty.VSSA Opposes
  • HB 823 Firearms; transfer at gun shows, voluntary background check. VSSA Opposes
  • HB 828 Concealed handgun permits; completion of firearms safety courses. VSSA Neutral
  • HB 878 Firearms, certain; law-enforcement officer certification. VSSA Supports
  • HB 962 Concealed handgun; carrying in a secured container or compartment in vehicle. VSSA Supports
  • HB 992 Firearms; prohibited in libraries owned or operated by localities. VSSA Opposes
  • HB 1055 Concealed handgun permits; completion of firearms safety courses. VSSA Neutral
  • HB 1118 Criminal background check for transfer of firearms; exemption for holders of concealed carry permits VSSA Supports.

  • Gun owners who can are encouraged to attend and should where business attire.  VSSA's lobbyist will be in attendance and has been working committee members ahead of the meeting.  Check the blog on Thursday for results of the meeting.

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