Purchase and transport of firearms; simple assault hate crime. (HB1778)

Introduced By

Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston) with support from co-patrons Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), and Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Purchase and transport of firearms; simple assault hate crime. Prohibits persons convicted of simple assault or assault and battery when the victim was selected because of his race, religious conviction, color, or national origin from purchasing or transporting a firearm for five years following such conviction. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2017Committee
01/09/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102510D
01/09/2017Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/13/2017Impact statement from VCSC (HB1778)
01/17/2017Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/19/2017Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 5-N)
02/07/2017Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety