HB646: Concealed handgun permits; no fees charged for replacement.

HOUSE BILL NO. 646

Offered January 8, 2014
Prefiled January 7, 2014
A BILL to amend and reenact § 18.2-308.011 of the Code of Virginia, relating to replacement concealed handgun permits.
Patron-- Campbell

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 18.2-308.011 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 18.2-308.011. Replacement permits.

A. The clerk of a circuit court that issued a valid concealed handgun permit shall, upon presentation of the valid permit and proof of a new address of residence by the permit holder, issue a replacement permit specifying the permit holder's new address. The clerk of court shall forward the permit holder's new address of residence to the State Police. The State Police may charge a fee not to exceed $5, and the clerk of court issuing the replacement permit may charge a fee not to exceed $5. The total amount assessed for processing a replacement permit pursuant to this subsection shall not exceed $10, with such fees to be paid in one sum to the person who receives the information for the replacement permit.

B. The clerk of a circuit court that issued a valid concealed handgun permit shall, upon submission of a notarized statement by the permit holder that the permit was lost or destroyed, issue a replacement permit. The replacement permit shall have the same expiration date as the permit that was lost or destroyed. The clerk shall issue the replacement permit within 10 business days of receiving the notarized statement, and may charge a fee not to exceed $5.

C. No fee shall be charged for the issuance of a replacement permit pursuant to this section.