Auxiliary law-enforcement officers; purchase of service handguns or other weapons. (SB1048)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Purchase of handguns or other weapons; auxiliary law-enforcement officers. Eliminates the requirement that a sheriff or local police department seek written authorization or approval from the local governing body before allowing an auxiliary law-enforcement officer with more than 10 years of service to purchase the service handgun issued to him by the agency at a price that is equivalent to or less than fair market value. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/02/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100661D
12/02/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-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
02/12/2019Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #1
02/14/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/15/2019Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (18-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read second time
02/19/2019Read third time
02/19/2019Passed House (97-Y 1-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1048ER)
02/22/2019Signed by President
02/22/2019Signed by Speaker
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/19/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 608 (effective 7/1/19)
03/19/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0608)