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. Amends § 59.1-148.3, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/16/2019: passed committee


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)

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