Concealed handguns; prohibits person who carries into restaurant from consuming alcoholic beverage. (SB334)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)

Progress

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

Description

Concealed handguns; restaurants; penalty.  Allows a person with a concealed handgun permit to carry a concealed handgun onto the premises of a restaurant or club and prohibits such person from consuming alcoholic beverages while on the premises. A person who consumes alcohol in violation of the provisions of the bill is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor and a person who becomes intoxicated in violation of the provisions of the bill is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. Amends § 18.2-308, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101514D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB334)
02/10/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Reading of amendments waived
02/15/2010Committee amendments agreed to
02/15/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended SB334E
02/15/2010Printed as engrossed 10101514D-E
02/16/2010Passed by temporarily
02/16/2010Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Placed on Calendar
02/17/2010Read first time
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/18/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB334E)
02/18/2010Assigned MPPS sub: #1
02/25/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/26/2010Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Read second time
03/02/2010Read third time
03/02/2010Passed House (72-Y 27-N)
03/02/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (72-Y 27-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Enrolled
03/10/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB334ER)
03/10/2010Signed by Speaker
03/11/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB334ER)
03/12/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 602 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0602)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 8 minutes.