Firearms; use or display during commission of a felony, killing or injuring police animals. (SB479)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Use or display of firearm during commission of a felony; killing or injuring police animals; penalty. Adds maliciously shooting, stabbing, wounding, or otherwise causing bodily injury to or administering poison to any animal used or trained by a law-enforcement agency, regional jail, or the Department of Corrections to the list of felonies for which a separate penalty is prescribed if a firearm is used during the commission of the offense. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103340D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2018Impact statement from VCSC (SB479)
01/17/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2018Rereferred to Finance
01/22/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB479)
01/31/2018Passed by indefinitely in Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)