Criminal history record information; vendor to perform on transferee before sale of firearm. (SB15)

Introduced By

Sen. Henry Marsh (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transfer of firearms; criminal records check; penalties. Adds a definition of "firearms show vendor" and requires that a criminal history record information check be performed on the prospective transferee before the vendor may transfer firearms at a gun show. Under current law, only licensed dealers must obtain such a check. The bill also adds the definition of "promoter" and requires that the promoter of a gun show provide vendors with access to licensed dealers who will conduct the criminal background check. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/12/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 062304756
12/12/2005Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
12/13/2005Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (SB15)
01/16/2006Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (9-Y 4-N)