Concealed handgun; carrying in a secured container or compartment in vehicle. (HB962)

Introduced By

Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst) with support from co-patron Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Carrying concealed handgun; secured container or compartment in vehicle. Provides that for purposes of the exception to the prohibition against carrying a concealed weapon in a secured container or compartment in a personal, private motor vehicle or vessel, the term "compartment" includes a console, glove compartment, or any other area within or on the vehicle or vessel that possesses the ability to be closed. The bill also provides that the term "secured" does not require that a container or compartment be locked, but merely closed. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101854D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/14/2014Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #1
01/16/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 1-N)
01/17/2014Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (15-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2014Read first time
01/21/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2014Read third time and passed House (70-Y 27-N)
01/22/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (70-Y 27-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (8-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
02/14/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB962)
02/17/2014Read third time
02/17/2014Passed Senate (27-Y 13-N)
02/19/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB962ER)
02/19/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB962ER)
02/19/2014Signed by Speaker
02/21/2014Signed by President
03/04/2014Governor's recommendation received by House
03/04/2014Placed on Calendar
03/05/2014Passed by for the day
03/06/2014Passed by for the day
03/07/2014Pending question ordered
03/07/2014House rejected Governor's recommendation (30-Y 70-N)
03/07/2014VOTE: REJECTED (30-Y 70-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2014Communicated to Governor
03/17/2014G Vetoed by Governor


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 14 minutes.