Firearm silencer; shifts burden of proof that firearm is registered from State to defendant. (HB2004)

Introduced By

Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Affirmative defense that silencer is registered. Shifts the burden of proof that a firearm silencer is registered or not from the Commonwealth to the defendant. Possession of an unregistered firearm silencer is unlawful, a Class 6 felony. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2009Committee
01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 097822480
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/15/2009Impact statement from VCSC (HB2004)
01/30/2009Stricken from docket by Militia, Police and Public Safety