Firearm control; locality to pay attorney fees resulting from taking actions prohibited. (HB371)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson) with support from 11 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Clarke Hogan (R-South Boston), Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local control of firearms; attorney fees. Requires a locality to pay attorney fees resulting from taking certain actions prohibited with regard to firearm control. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/04/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084511460
01/04/2008Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/25/2008Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2008Read first time
01/29/2008Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2008Read third time and passed House (88-Y 11-N)
01/30/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (88-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2008Communicated to Senate
01/31/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2008Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/26/2008Rereferred from Local Government (15-Y 0-N)
02/26/2008Rereferred to Courts of Justice
03/03/2008Left in Courts of Justice (8-Y 7-N)


VACPS, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

Result of incident at Norfolk's Town Point Park.