Children in need of services; disposition, certification by parent that firearms are secure. (HB1957)

Introduced By

Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), and Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Children in need of services; disposition; certification by parent that firearms are reasonably secure. Provides that if a child is found to be in need of services or a status offender, the juvenile or circuit court that permits the child to remain with his parents may require the parent to certify that any firearms located in the house where such child and his parent reside are reasonably secure as to prevent such child's access. Amends § 16.1-278.4, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/17/2019: Subcommittee Recommends Killing the Bill


01/06/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102626D
01/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2019Referred from Courts of Justice
01/14/2019Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/15/2019Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #1
01/17/2019Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 1-N)

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