Disposition of firearms; no participation in program if individuals are given valuable in exchange. (HB2528)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Disposition of firearms. Provides that no locality may participate in any program in which individuals are given a thing of value in exchange for surrendering a firearm to the locality unless the governing body of the locality has enacted an ordinance authorizing the participation of the locality. The ordinance shall require that such firearms shall be sold by public auction, or sealed bids, to a person licensed as a dealer. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/16/2009Presented and ordered printed 098613468
01/16/2009Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/29/2009Assigned MPPS sub: #1
01/29/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/06/2009Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2009Read first time
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Passed by temporarily
02/09/2009Amendments by Delegate Cole agreed to
02/09/2009Engrossed by House as amended HB2528E
02/09/2009Printed as engrossed 098613468-E
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House (64-Y 33-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (64-Y 33-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/17/2009Reported from Local Government (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Passed by for the day
02/23/2009Passed by for the day
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Passed Senate (21-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/24/2009Amendment by Senator Stolle agreed to
02/24/2009Passed by for the day
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/25/2009Passed Senate with amendment (28-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Placed on Calendar
02/26/2009Senate amendment agreed to by House (85-Y 11-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (85-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2528ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009G Vetoed by Governor
04/07/2009Placed on Calendar
04/08/2009Governor's veto overridden (71-Y 28-N)
04/08/2009VOTE: --- OVERRIDE GOVERNOR'S VETO (71-Y 28-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009Motion to pass in enrolled form rejected (24-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 7 minutes.