Firearms or ammunition; possession by convicted felons, restoration of rights, etc. (HB2286)

Introduced By

Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Berg (R-Winchester), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), and Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Possession or transportation of firearms, firearms ammunition, stun weapons, explosives or concealed weapons by convicted felons; penalties; petition for permit; when issued. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2015Presented and ordered printed 15104052D
01/21/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2015Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/26/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/28/2015Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Read first time
02/02/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2015Read third time and passed House (64-Y 34-N)
02/03/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (64-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2286)
02/18/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (10-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Read third time
02/23/2015Reading of amendments waived
02/23/2015Committee amendments agreed to
02/23/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/23/2015Passed Senate with amendments (24-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Placed on Calendar
02/24/2015Senate amendments agreed to by House (65-Y 35-N)
02/24/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (65-Y 35-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2286ER)
03/06/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2286ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/11/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate reprinted (HB2286ER)
03/27/2015Governor's recommendation received by House
03/27/2015Governor's substitute printed 15105725D-H1
03/30/2015Impact statement from VCSC (HB2286H1)
04/14/2015Placed on Calendar
04/15/2015Speaker ruled Governor's recommendation not germane
04/15/2015Communicated to Governor
04/30/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 767 (effective 7/1/15)
04/30/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0767)


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 10 minutes.