Concealed weapons; person may carry a handgun in motor vehicle or vessel if secured in compartment. (HB885)

Introduced By

Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal)

Progress

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

Description

Possession of concealed weapons.  Creates a new exemption to the general prohibition against carrying concealed weapons by allowing a person who may lawfully possess a firearm to carry a handgun in a private motor vehicle or boat if the handgun is secured in a container or compartment. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Committee
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102254D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/27/2010Assigned MPPS sub: #1
01/28/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (3-Y 1-N)
02/12/2010Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (17-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Committee substitute printed 10104822D-H1
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104822D-H1
02/15/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB885H1
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House (74-Y 25-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (74-Y 25-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/01/2010Assigned Courts sub: Special
03/08/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Read third time
03/10/2010Reading of amendments waived
03/10/2010Committee amendments agreed to
03/10/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/10/2010Passed Senate with amendments (24-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Placed on Calendar
03/11/2010Senate amendments agreed to by House (69-Y 28-N)
03/11/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (69-Y 28-N) (see vote tally)
03/22/2010Enrolled
03/22/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB885ER)
03/22/2010Signed by Speaker
03/25/2010Signed by President
04/13/2010Governor's recommendation received by House
04/20/2010Placed on Calendar
04/21/2010House concurred in Governor's recommendation (71-Y 24-N)
04/21/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (71-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (20-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/21/2010Reenrolled
04/21/2010Reenrolled bill text (HB885ER2)
04/21/2010Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/21/2010Signed by President as reenrolled
04/21/2010Enacted, Chapter 841 (effective 7/1/10)
04/21/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0841)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 10 minutes.