Firearms shows; state police presence. (SB1385)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Firearms shows; state police presence. Requires the promoter of a firearms show to arrange and pay for a law-enforcement officer from the Department of State Police to be present at all times during a firearms show. Also allows the Superintendent of State Police to enter into agreements with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives whereby law-enforcement officers with the Department of State Police may be granted federal law-enforcement authority for the purposes of enforcing firearms laws of the United States. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091530838
01/14/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1385)
02/11/2009Left in Courts of Justice