Legislative update

Okay guys, quick update on legislative issues so that you can see what is up in Richmond.

All of these bills are current as of 1/14/2020:

Vote NO:

  • HB 2: Firearm transfers; criminal history record information checks, penalty.
  • HB 425: Transfer of multiple firearms; report to the Department of State Police.
  • HB 426: Firearms, certain; penalty.
  • HB 567: Indoor shooting ranges; prohibited in buildings not owned or leased by the Commonwealth.
  • HB 568: Carrying or storing firearms in motor vehicles and vessels; exceptions, penalty.
  • HB 569: Out-of-state concealed handgun permits; reciprocity.
  • HB 599: Weapons; carrying into building owned or leased by the Commonwealth, penalty.
  • HB 674: Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk, penalties.
  • HB 812: Handguns; limitation on purchases, penalty.
  • HB 853: Firearms; recklessly allowing access to certain persons, penalty.
  • HB 961: Assault firearms, certain firearm magazines, etc; prohibiting sale, transport, etc., penalties.
  • HB 1079: Weapons; possession in Capitol Square and legislative buildings, penalties.
  • SB 14: Trigger activators; prohibition, penalty.
  • SB 15: Weapons; carrying into building owned or leased by the Commonwealth, penalty.
  • SB 18: Firearms; criminal history record information checks, age requirement, penalty.
  • SB 70: Firearm transfers; criminal history record information check, penalty.
  • SB 240: Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk of injury to himself, etc., penalties.
  • SB 353: Outdoor shooting ranges; prohibited adjacent to residential areas, exceptions, civil penalty.
  • SB 436: Virginia Voluntary Do Not Sell Firearms List; established, penalty.

Vote YES:

  • HB 161: Carrying a concealed handgun; permit not required.

As you can see, there’s a lot not to love going on in Richmond right now. Get up with your representatives and let them know where you stand.

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