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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Firearm Bills On Wednesday, Thursday Afternoon General Assembly Committee Dockets

General Assembly committees are beginning to move firearm related bills.  Senate Courts of Justice meets this afternoon and several bills are on the docket:

S.B. 48 Concealed handgun; person may carry concealed without permit if otherwise eligible to obtain permit.
S.B. 95 Use of firearm in commission of crime; civil liability.
S.B. 175 Concealed handgun permits; sharing of information.
S.B. 185 Firearms, loaded; prohibits carrying certain firearms in public places, exception.
S.B. 186 Concealed handgun permits; proof of competence, training courses.
S.B. 187 Transfer of firearms; permit required.
S.B. 198 Concealed weapons; adds any employee with internal investigations authority designated by DOC.
S.B. 199 Transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check, penalties.
S.B. 217 Firearm or pneumatic gun; allowing access by children age six or younger, penalty.
S.B. 220 Firearm transfers; penalties.
S.B. 300 Firearms, loaded; carrying in public while under influence.
S.B. 301 Transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check; penalties.
S.B. 302 Firearms; access by children; penalty.
S.B. 411 Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; penalties.
S.B. 479 Law-enforcement officers, retired; authority to carry concealed handguns.
S.B. 520 Concealed handgun permit; demonstration of competence.
S.B. 544 Concealed handgun permit; judges exempt.
S.B. 608 Confiscation, reporting, and return of firearms by law enforcement.
S.B. 615 Purchase of weapons other than handguns by certain officers.
S.B. 626 Carrying concealed handguns; protective orders.

In the House, Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcomittee #1 also has firearm bills on its Thursday Afternoon docket.
HB12 Concealed handgun permits, out-of-state; photo identification.
HB90 Virginia National Guard; possession of handguns by members at certain facilities.
HB119 Virginia National Guard; possession of handguns by members.
HB206 Firearms, certain; identification requirement.
HB273 Transfer of certain firearms; identification requirement.
HB382 Firearms; control by state agencies, etc.
HB766 Concealed handguns; carrying with a valid protective order.
HB784 Firearms; possession by persons adjudicated delinquent, military service exception.
HB809 Firearms; selling, bartering, etc., to persons not lawfully present in United States, penalty.
HB810 Assault weapon; transfer of firearm, proof of citizenship.
HB840 Possession of handguns by members of the Virginia National Guard.
HB1096 Regulation of firearms by state entities.
HB1107 Concealed handgun permit reciprocity; report.
HB1163 Concealed handguns; recognition of out-of-state permits.
HB1201 Concealed handgun permits; reciprocity.

The Senate Courts of Justice docket is very long and it is possible not all bills listed will be heard but VSSA's legislative team will be at both meetings and will be giving live updates via Twitter and Facebook.

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