Firearms; Terrorist Screening Database check prior to purchase. (SB430)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sale of firearms; Terrorist Screening Database. Requires a check of the Terrorist Screening Database prior to purchasing a firearm from a dealer. The State Police will be required to consult with the Terrorist Screening Center to determine if a potential firearms purchaser is in the Database. A person whose name is in the Database will be disqualified from purchasing a firearm. A second enactment clause provides that the bill will not go into effect unless the U.S. Department of Justice approves the policies and procedures set out in the bill. Read the Bill »


01/12/2016: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee


01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16
01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103243D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2016Impact statement from VCSC (SB430)
01/27/2016Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB214.


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