Prisoners; prohibits those in correctional facilities from possessing or transporting weapons. (HB1660)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Possession or transportation of weapons; prisoners in correctional facilities; penalty. Prohibits prisoners in state, local, or community correctional facilities from possessing or transporting weapons. A violation of this prohibition constitutes a Class 6 felony and may carry a minimum sentence if the violator was previously convicted of a felony. The bill also excludes such prisoners from the process whereby individuals may petition the circuit court for a permit to carry a firearm, stun weapon or explosives. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101209D
01/07/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2013Impact statement from VCSC (HB1660)
01/25/2013Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/28/2013Subcommittee recommends striking from docket
02/01/2013Stricken from docket by Courts of Justice