Firearms; prohibiting selling, etc., to certain persons. (HB2221)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prohibiting selling, etc., of firearms to certain persons; penalty. Adds persons found legally incompetent or mentally incapacitated, persons involuntarily admitted to a mental health facility or sent for involuntary outpatient mental health treatment, and those who were the subject of a temporary detention order and subsequently agreed to voluntary admission to a mental health facility to the list of persons for whom it is a Class 6 felony to sell, barter, give, or furnish a firearm if the seller knows that the person is prohibited from possessing or transporting a firearm. Amends § 18.2-308.2:1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/11/2013 Committee
  • 01/11/2013 Presented and ordered printed 13103879D
  • 01/11/2013 Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
  • 01/15/2013 Impact statement from VCSC (HB2221)
  • 01/22/2013 Assigned MPPS sub: #1
  • 01/24/2013 Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
  • 02/06/2013 Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1109.