Virginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund; created. (HB1499)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund. Establishes the Virginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services for the purpose of supporting gun violence intervention and prevention programs, including street outreach, hospital-based violence intervention, and group violence intervention programs. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Presented and ordered printed 20104800D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1499)
02/03/2020Assigned PS sub: Firearms
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020Reported from Public Safety (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House (68-Y 31-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage (68-Y 31-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/19/2020Reported from Judiciary with substitute (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Committee substitute printed 20108757D-S1
02/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1499S1)
02/21/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Read third time
02/24/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/24/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20108757D-S1
02/24/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1499S1
02/24/2020Passed Senate with substitute (21-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020VOTE: Adoption (23-Y 73-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Placed on Calendar
02/26/2020Senate substitute rejected by House 20108757D-S1 (23-Y 73-N)
02/26/2020VOTE: REJECTED (23-Y 73-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Senate insisted on substitute (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Senate requested conference committee
03/02/2020House acceded to request
03/02/2020Conferees appointed by House
03/02/2020Delegates: Bourne, Price, Leftwich
03/03/2020Conferees appointed by Senate
03/03/2020Senators: Favola, Boysko, McDougle
03/05/2020C Amended by conference committee
03/05/2020Conference report agreed to by House (64-Y 34-N)
03/05/2020VOTE: Adoption (64-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2020Conference report agreed to by Senate (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
03/18/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1499ER)
03/18/2020Signed by President
03/19/2020Signed by Speaker
03/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1499ER)
03/20/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 20, 2020
03/20/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/10/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 1129 (effective 7/1/20)
04/10/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1129)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB248.