Concealed handgun permit; confidentiality of permittee information. (HB25)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding), Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale), Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Concealed handgun permits; confidentiality of permittee information.  Prohibits the clerk of the court from disclosing information contained on a concealed handgun permit application or on an order issuing a concealed handgun permit. Amends § 18.2-308, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


02/15/2012: Failed to Pass in Committee


  • 12/07/2011 Committee
  • 12/07/2011 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100486D
  • 12/07/2011 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 01/23/2012 Referred from Courts of Justice
  • 01/23/2012 Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
  • 02/02/2012 Assigned MPPS sub: #1
  • 02/02/2012 Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 0-N)
  • 02/03/2012 Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/06/2012 Read first time
  • 02/07/2012 Read second time and engrossed
  • 02/08/2012 Read third time and passed House (81-Y 17-N)
  • 02/08/2012 VOTE: PASSAGE (81-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/09/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/09/2012 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 02/15/2012 Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)


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 8 minutes.


stephen writes:

All records are suppose to be public, why should gun owners be treated any different?.