Protective orders, preliminary; prohibition on purchase & transport of firearms for certain persons. (SB754)

Introduced By

Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Preliminary protective orders.  Makes the prohibition on purchasing and transporting a firearm applicable to persons subject to preliminary protective orders that contain a finding of abuse. Under current law, persons subject to a preliminary protective order are prohibited from purchasing or transporting a firearm regardless of any court finding. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/07/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101073D
12/07/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2011Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/31/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Read second time
02/02/2011Reading of amendment waived
02/02/2011Committee amendment agreed to
02/02/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended SB754E
02/02/2011Printed as engrossed 11101073D-E
02/03/2011Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/15/2011Assigned MPPS sub: #1
02/17/2011Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB1779-Gilbert) (4-Y 1-N)
02/17/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (4-Y 1-N)
02/18/2011Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with amendments (16-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Read second time
02/22/2011Read third time
02/22/2011Committee amendments agreed to
02/22/2011Engrossed by House as amended
02/22/2011Passed House with amendments (83-Y 12-N)
02/22/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB754ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/07/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB754ER)
03/22/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 373 (effective 7/1/11)
03/22/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0373)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.