Criminal history record information check; making false statements, penalty. (SB435)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal history record information check; making false statements; penalty.  Provides that any person who knowingly makes a materially false statement on criminal history background check forms required for the purchase and transfer of firearms is guilty of a Class 5 felony. Current law uses the phrase "willfully and intentionally" rather than "knowingly." The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12104079D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB435)
02/01/2012Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Rereferred to Finance
02/07/2012Continued to 2013 in Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2012Left in Finance