Central Criminal Records Exchange; clarifies orders for mental health treatment forwarded by court. (SB731)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Smith (R-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Sen. Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Purchase of firearms; reporting to Central Criminal Records Exchange. Clarifies that orders for both involuntary inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment must be forwarded by the clerk of court to the Central Criminal Records Exchange, and that persons ordered to either involuntary inpatient or outpatient treatment are prohibited from purchasing, possessing, or transporting a firearm. This portion of the bill codifies Executive Order 50 (2007). The bill also clarifies that clerks of court shall forward to the Central Criminal Records Exchange other orders affecting an individual's right to possess a firearm, such as if a person is acquitted by reason of insanity, is found incompetent to stand trial, or has the right to possess a firearm restored by a circuit court. Read the Bill »


01/28/2008: Merged into SB216


01/18/2008Presented and ordered printed 085979326
01/18/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/2008Assigned Courts sub: Special on Proposed Mental Health Legislation
01/28/2008Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB216-Edwards) (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB657.