Firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, etc.; carrying a concealed weapon. (SB1012)

Introduced By

Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Carrying a concealed handgun; firefighters and emergency medical services providers. Provides that any firefighter or person employed as emergency medical services personnel may carry a concealed handgun while engaged in the performance of his official duties, provided that such firefighter or person employed as emergency medical services personnel has been approved to carry a concealed handgun by his fire chief or emergency medical services chief. The bill requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services, in consultation with the Office of Emergency Medical Services of the Department of Health and the Department of Fire Programs, to develop a model policy regarding carrying a concealed handgun for firefighters and emergency medical services personnel. Amends § 18.2-308, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
07/26/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100066D
07/26/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (8-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2019Committee substitute printed 19105018D-S1
01/18/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Read second time
01/21/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/21/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105018D-S1
01/21/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1012S1
01/22/2019Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Placed on Calendar
01/24/2019Read first time
01/24/2019Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/30/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1012S1)
02/12/2019Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #1
02/14/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 2-N)
02/15/2019Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (11-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read second time
02/19/2019Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
02/19/2019Rereferred to Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/24/2019Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety

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