Concealed weapon; certain law-enforcement officers who have resigned eligible to carry. (HB1256)

Introduced By

Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Resignation of law-enforcement officers; carrying concealed weapon.  Provides that certain law-enforcement officers who resign from their position in good standing to accept a position covered by the Virginia Retirement System shall be eligible to carry a concealed handgun if he has received written proof of consultation with and favorable review of the need to carry a concealed handgun issued by the chief law-enforcement officer of the agency from which the officer resigned. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2010Presented and ordered printed 10104170D
01/19/2010Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/27/2010Assigned MPPS sub: #1
01/28/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
02/12/2010Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with amendment (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee amendment agreed to
02/15/2010Engrossed by House as amended HB1256E
02/15/2010Printed as engrossed 10104170D-E
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House (90-Y 6-N 1-A)
02/16/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (90-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/24/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2010Committee substitute printed 10105507D-S1
02/26/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Read third time
03/01/2010Reading of substitute waived
03/01/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105507D-S1
03/01/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1256S1
03/01/2010Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Placed on Calendar
03/03/2010Senate substitute agreed to by House 10105507D-S1 (97-Y 0-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1256ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
04/13/2010Governor's recommendation received by House
04/20/2010Placed on Calendar
04/21/2010House concurred in Governor's recommendation (88-Y 7-N)
04/21/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (88-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/21/2010Reenrolled bill text (HB1256ER2)
04/21/2010Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/21/2010Signed by President as reenrolled
04/21/2010Enacted, Chapter 863 (effective 7/1/10)
04/21/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0863)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.