Firearm transfers; penalties. (SB915)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Firearm transfers; penalties. Creates a Class 3 misdemeanor for a person who is not a licensed dealer but who conducts business as a merchant of firearms to sell a firearm without a background check conducted by a federally licensed dealer. The bill exempts transfers to family members, to personal friends, by inheritance, by operation of law, or for a temporary purpose. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/27/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100512D
12/27/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB915)
01/23/2017Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)