Criminal history record information check; transfer of rifles and shotguns. (SB612)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal history record information checks upon handgun purchases; dissemination of information. The bill limits the requirement for a Virginia-specific criminal history record information check to the purchase of handguns. The bill requires the Virginia Attorney General to inform the U.S. Attorney General of Virginia law provisions regarding the purchase of firearms and that certain information regarding juvenile criminal history records and protective orders will be forwarded to the Central Criminal Records Exchange for use in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2012Presented and ordered printed 12104442D
01/19/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2012Continued to 2013 in Courts of Justice (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB612)
11/30/2012Left in Courts of Justice