Criminal history record information check; required forms upon sale of a firearm. (SB429)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal history record information checks; required forms.  Provides that the form provided by the State Police to be completed upon the sale of a firearm shall contain only the questions specific to Virginia law. The bill also provides that a copy of the consent form required under federal law for the purposes of running a criminal history record information check upon the purchase of a firearm shall be sent to the State Police by the dealer. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100790D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB429)
01/30/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Committee substitute printed 12104824D-S1
01/31/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Read second time
02/01/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104824D-S1
02/01/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB429S1
02/02/2012Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB429S1)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/15/2012Assigned MPPS sub: #2
02/16/2012Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013
02/17/2012Continued to 2013 in Militia, Police and Public Safety