Firearms ordinances; applicability to property located in multiple localities. (HB2252)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Firearms ordinances; applicability to property located in multiple localities. Allows a landowner whose property, including multiple contiguous parcels, spans two or more localities to elect to have the firearms ordinances of the locality in which the largest portion of the contiguous parcel lies apply to anyone hunting on the property. The bill requires any landowner making such an election to notify the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103828D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2252)
01/16/2019Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #2
01/23/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/23/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 2-N)
01/30/2019Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (9-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Committee substitute printed 19105382D-H1
01/31/2019Read first time
02/01/2019Passed by for the day
02/04/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105382D-H1
02/04/2019Amendments by Delegate Head agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB2252EH1
02/04/2019Printed as engrossed 19105382D-EH1
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House (56-Y 42-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (56-Y 42-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/07/2019Rereferred from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2019Rereferred to Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/13/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2252EH1)
02/14/2019Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Read third time
02/19/2019Passed Senate (28-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2252ER)
02/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2252ER)
02/22/2019Signed by Speaker
02/22/2019Signed by President
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/22/2019Governor's recommendation received by House
04/03/2019Placed on Calendar
04/03/2019House concurred in Governor's recommendation (97-Y 1-N)
04/03/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2019Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (29-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2019Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2019Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (28-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2019G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/03/2019Reenrolled bill text (HB2252ER2)
04/03/2019Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/03/2019Signed by President as reenrolled
04/03/2019Enacted, Chapter 830 (effective 7/1/19)
04/03/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0830)
04/03/2019Enacted, Chapter 830 (effective - see bill)

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