SB1109: Firearms; prohibiting selling, etc., to certain persons.
SENATE BILL NO. 1109
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That 18.2-308.2:1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:
18.2-308.2:1. Prohibiting the selling, etc., of firearms to certain persons.
Any person who sells, barters, gives or furnishes, or has in
his possession or under his control with the intent of selling, bartering,
giving or furnishing, any firearm to any person he knows is prohibited from
possessing or transporting a firearm pursuant to 18.2-308.1:1, 18.2-308.2,
subsection B of 18.2-308.2:01, or 18.2-308.7 shall be guilty of a Class 6
felony. However, this prohibition shall not be applicable when the person
convicted of the felony, adjudicated delinquent
by reason of insanity has (i) been issued a permit pursuant
to subsection C of 18.2-308.2 or been granted relief pursuant to subsection B
of 18.2-308.1:1, (ii) been pardoned or had his
political disabilities removed in accordance with subsection B of 18.2-308.2 or (iii) obtained a permit to
ship, transport, possess or receive firearms pursuant to the laws of the United
2. That the provisions of this act may result in a net increase in periods of imprisonment or commitment. Pursuant to 30-19.1:4, the estimated amount of the necessary appropriation cannot be determined for periods of imprisonment in state adult correctional facilities; therefore, Chapter 3 of the Acts of Assembly of 2012, Special Session I, requires the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission to assign a minimum fiscal impact of $50,000. Pursuant to 30-19.1:4, the estimated amount of the necessary appropriation cannot be determined for periods of commitment to the custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice.