Firearms; prohibits mechanical devices designed to increase rate of fire, penalty. (HB819)

Introduced By

Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Mechanical devices designed to increase the rate of fire of firearms; penalty. Prohibits the manufacture, import, sale or offer to sell, possession, transfer, or transportation of any device used to increase the rate of fire of any semi-automatic firearm beyond the capability of an unaided person to operate the trigger mechanism of that firearm. A violation is punishable as a Class 6 felony. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104669D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
01/10/2018Impact statement from VCSC (HB819)
01/19/2018Referred from Rules
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/22/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB819)
01/23/2018Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #1
02/01/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 2-N)
02/13/2018Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety