Concealed handguns; disqualifications for permit, adjudications of delinquency. (HB1385)

Introduced By

Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Disqualifications for a concealed handgun permit; adjudications of delinquency. Provides that an individual is not disqualified from obtaining a concealed handgun permit on the basis of prior convictions or adjudications of delinquency if the individual's right to possess a firearm has been restored. The bill also reduces the length of time a conviction or adjudication of delinquency serves as a disqualifier for a concealed handgun permit from 16 years to 10 years. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104065D
01/12/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/19/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (5-Y 3-N)
02/12/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1385)
02/15/2018Left in Courts of Justice


Gail Gordon Donegan writes:

Why are you trying to make it easier for convicted criminals to buy guns? Why? You don't even bother to make a distinction between violent and non-violent crimes.

Mary Gibbs writes:

I would like to see much stricter gun controls, not lesser.