Firearms; possession within residence of victim by persons subject to protective orders. (SB554)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transportation or possession of firearms; certain emergency protective orders; penalty.  Creates a Class 1 misdemeanor for the transportation or possession of firearms within the residence of the alleged victim by persons subject to emergency protective orders issued as a result of an assault and battery against a family or household member. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/16/2012Presented and ordered printed 12103177D
01/16/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB554)
01/25/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Read second time
02/01/2012Reading of amendments waived
02/01/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended SB554E
02/01/2012Printed as engrossed 12103177D-E
02/02/2012Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB554E)
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: #1
02/16/2012Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013
02/17/2012Continued to 2013 in Militia, Police and Public Safety


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 1 minute.