Law-enforcement officers; those retired may purchase service handguns. (SB717)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Purchase of service handguns; retired state law-enforcement officers. Allows any state-level law-enforcement officer who retires after 20 years of state service to purchase his service handgun for $1, even if a portion of his service was with another state agency. Read the Bill »


03/23/2006: signed by governor


01/25/2006Unanimous consent to introduce
01/25/2006Presented and ordered printed 061312820
01/25/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2006Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006VOTE: (36-Y 0-N)
02/01/2006Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2006Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/2006Communicated to House
02/14/2006Placed on Calendar
02/14/2006Read first time
02/14/2006Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/24/2006Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (22-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Read second time
02/28/2006Read third time
02/28/2006Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/28/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB717ER)
03/07/2006Signed by Speaker
03/08/2006Signed by President
03/23/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 185 (effective 7/1/06)
03/31/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0185)