Concealed handgun permittees; criminal history record information check exemption for some firearms. (HB592)

Introduced By

Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal history record information check for transfer of certain firearms; exemption for concealed handgun permittees.  Provides an exemption from Virginia-specific criminal history record information checks upon the purchase of firearms from licensed dealers when the purchaser is a Virginia resident holding a valid Virginia-issued concealed handgun permit. Amends § 18.2-308.2:2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/10/2012 Committee
  • 01/10/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102936D
  • 01/10/2012 Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
  • 02/02/2012 Assigned MPPS sub: #1
  • 02/02/2012 Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013
  • 02/03/2012 Continued to 2013 in Militia, Police and Public Safety