Concealed handgun; retired law-enforcement officers in favorable review to carry. (HB2413)

Introduced By

Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Concealed handgun permits; retired law-enforcement officers. Provides that proof of consultation and favorable review to carry a concealed handgun or the issuance of a concealed handgun permit to a retired law-enforcement officer in the Commonwealth shall be deemed to meet the standards of the Commonwealth to carry a concealed handgun. The federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act requires that, in order to carry a concealed handgun pursuant to the Act, a retired law-enforcement officer be found by the state to meet the standards established by the state. A retired law-enforcement officer is also required to carry a photo identification issued pursuant to 9.1-1000 in order to carry a concealed weapon under the federal Act. Read the Bill »


03/15/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 075176220
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee amendment agreed to
02/05/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB2413E
02/05/2007Printed as engrossed 075176220-E
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House (93-Y 6-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2007Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007Motion to reconsider Passed by for the day agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Passed by for the day
02/21/2007Read third time
02/21/2007Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2413ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/15/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 408 (effective 7/1/07)
03/21/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0408)