Firearms; possession by persons who committed felonies while juveniles. (SB222)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Possession of firearms by persons who committed felonies while juveniles. Provides that despite the date of his conviction, a juvenile adjudicated delinquent of certain heinous felonies shall not, when he reaches the age of 29 years, be entitled to possess a firearm. Currently, the prohibition on possession after the age of 29 exists only for juvenile felonies committed on or after July 2005. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080314272
01/07/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2008Impact statement from VCSC (SB222)
01/10/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/16/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2008Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2008Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2008Communicated to House
02/11/2008Placed on Calendar
02/11/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/29/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (17-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Read second time
03/05/2008Read third time
03/05/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/05/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
03/08/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB222ER)
03/08/2008Signed by Speaker
03/10/2008Impact statement from VCSC (SB222ER)
03/10/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB222ER)
03/11/2008Signed by President
03/12/2008Signed by Speaker
03/12/2008Signed by President
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 752 (effective 7/1/08)