Purchase of weapons other than handguns by certain officers. (SB615)

Introduced By

Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Purchase of weapons other than handguns by certain officers. Allows officers of certain agencies to purchase, at a fair market price and with approval of the agency head, weapons other than handguns that are issued for personal use of an officer so long as the weapon is a type and configuration that can be purchased at a regular hardware or sporting goods store by a private citizen without restrictions other than the instant background check. Current law allows this type of purchase only for the Department of State Police. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103228D
01/13/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2016Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB615)
01/27/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Placed on Calendar
02/03/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/12/2016Assigned MPPS sub: #2
02/18/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 1-N)
02/19/2016Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Read second time
02/23/2016Read third time
02/23/2016Passed House (100-Y 0-N)
02/23/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Enrolled
02/24/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB615ER)
02/24/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB615ER)
02/24/2016Signed by Speaker
02/25/2016Signed by President
02/25/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/25/16
02/25/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 3, 2016
03/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 215 (effective 7/1/16)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB51.