Model firearms hunting ordinances; locality may adopt those developed by Board of Game, etc. (HB2308)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Model firearms hunting ordinances. Requires the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries to develop, through regulations, model ordinances for hunting with firearms. The ordinances developed by the Board are to address such items as the caliber of the firearm, the type of firearm, and the type of ammunition. A county or city can adopt any of the model ordinances developed by the Board. Read the Bill »


03/20/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 072502380
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/17/2007Committee substitute printed 072561380-H1
01/18/2007Read first time
01/19/2007Read second time
01/19/2007Committee substitute agreed to 072561380-H1
01/19/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2308H1
01/22/2007Read third time and passed House (95-Y 0-N)
01/22/2007Communicated to Senate
01/23/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2007Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/25/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2308H1)
02/13/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2308ER)
02/21/2007Signed by Speaker
02/22/2007Signed by President
03/14/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2308ER)
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 642 (effective 7/1/07)
04/05/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0642)