Concealed handgun permit; application for a resident permit by a member of U.S. Armed Forces. (SB1179)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland) with support from co-patrons Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon), and Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Application for a resident concealed handgun permit; United States Armed Forces. Provides that for purposes of determining domicile to obtain a resident concealed handgun permit a member of the United States Armed Forces is domiciled in the county or city where such member claims his home of record with the United States Armed Forces. The bill clarifies that a member of the United States Armed Forces who is stationed outside of the Commonwealth but domiciled in the Commonwealth may apply for a resident concealed handgun permit. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100047D
01/03/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Placed on Calendar
01/29/2019Read first time
01/29/2019Referred 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 (95-Y 3-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1179ER)
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 624 (effective 7/1/19)
03/19/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0624)