Minors; allowing access to firearms, Class 6 felony. (HB1083)

Introduced By

Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake) with support from co-patrons Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), and Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)

Progress

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

Description

Allowing access to firearms by minors; penalty. Provides that any person who recklessly leaves a loaded, unsecured firearm in such a manner as to endanger the life or limb of any person under the age of 18 is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Current law provides that any person who recklessly leaves a loaded, unsecured firearm in such a manner as to endanger the life or limb of any child under the age of 14 is guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor. This bill incorporates HB 463 and HB 72. Read the Bill »

Status

01/31/2020: In Committee

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102956D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/08/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB1083)
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1083)
01/24/2020Reported from Public Safety with substitute (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Committee substitute printed 20106627D-H1
01/24/2020Incorporates HB463 (Hayes)
01/24/2020Incorporates HB72 (Kory)
01/28/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB1083H1)
01/28/2020Read first time
01/29/2020Read second time
01/29/2020Passed by temporarily
01/29/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106627D-H1
01/29/2020Pending question ordered
01/29/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1083H1
01/30/2020Read third time and passed House (54-Y 46-N)
01/30/2020VOTE: Passage (54-Y 46-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/04/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1083H1)

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Judiciary committee on 02/24/2020. It meets on Monday, 8:00 A.M. and Wednesday, 1/2 hour after adjournment - Senate Room B.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB581.

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