Law-enforcement officers, retired; meets training and qualification standards to carry weapon. (SB877)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield)

Progress

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

Description

Carrying concealed weapons; retired law-enforcement officers. Clarifies that retired law-enforcement officers from anywhere in the United States, District of Columbia, or territories of the United States are not subject to Virginia's concealed handgun laws, if such officer meets the requirements of the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004. The federal law allows retired officers with more than 15 years aggregate experience, who are certified annually on handgun proficiency, and meet other requirements, to carry a concealed weapon anywhere in the United States. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/30/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09
12/30/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 095953268
12/30/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2009Introduced bill reprinted 095953268
01/13/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/13/2009Introduced bill reprinted 095953268
02/04/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Reading of amendments waived
02/09/2009Committee amendments agreed to
02/09/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB877E
02/09/2009Printed as engrossed 095953268-E
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/18/2009Assigned MPPS sub: #1
02/19/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/20/2009Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Read second time
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Pending question ordered
02/24/2009Passed House (84-Y 15-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (84-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Enrolled
02/28/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB877ER)
02/28/2009Signed by President
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009G Vetoed by Governor
04/07/2009Placed on Calendar
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 778 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009Passed in enrolled form not withstandig Governor's objection (30-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 779 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009Passed in enrolled form (30-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009Motion to reconsider passed in enrolled form agreed to (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009Passed in enrolled form not withstanding Governor's objection (30-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009Passed by temporarily
04/08/2009Governor's veto overridden (76-Y 22-N)
04/08/2009VOTE: --- OVERRIDE GOVERNOR'S VETO (76-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009Bill became law Chapter 779 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0779)