Firearms; reckless handling, penalty. (HB932)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Reckless handling of firearms; penalty. Provides a Class 6 felony if the reckless handling of a firearm unintentionally causes the serious bodily injury of another person resulting in permanent and significant physical impairment. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 087006516
01/08/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2008Impact statement from VCSC (HB932)
01/16/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/01/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2008Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/04/2008Committee substitute printed 080844516-H1
02/04/2008Impact statement from VCSC (HB932H1)
02/05/2008Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)
02/12/2008Left in Appropriations