Minors; allowing access to firearms, Class 1 misdemeanor. (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 14 is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. 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 72 and HB 463. Read the Bill »

Status

03/06/2020: Passed the General Assembly

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)
02/24/2020Reported from Judiciary with substitute (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Committee substitute printed 20108859D-S1
02/25/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1083S1)
02/25/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Read third time
02/26/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/26/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20108859D-S1
02/26/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1083S1
02/26/2020Passed Senate with substitute (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Placed on Calendar
02/28/2020Senate substitute agreed to by House 20108859D-S1 (55-Y 43-N)
02/28/2020VOTE: Adoption (55-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Enrolled
03/05/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1083ER)
03/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1083ER)
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/06/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB581.

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