Concealed handgun permits and carrying concealed weapons; reorganizing and recodifying law. (HB923)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Reorganizing and recodifying the law related to carrying concealed weapons and concealed handgun permits.  Reorganizes the existing 18.2-308 into a new Article 6.1 in Chapter 7 of Title 18.2. The new article creates separate, discrete sections to address the general criminal prohibition against carrying concealed weapons the requirements for applying for a concealed handgun permit the process the circuit court follows in reviewing, issuing, and denying permits the appeals process procedures for nonresidents to obtain permits the renewal process disqualifications and other procedural issues currently addressed in 18.2-308. The bill also contains numerous technical amendments. This bill does not make any substantive changes to existing law. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100018D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/01/2012Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013
02/10/2012Continued to 2013 in Courts of Justice