Minors; allowing access to firearms, Class 6 felony, etc. (HB463)

Introduced By

Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond)

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 negligently 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 was incorporated into HB 1083. Read the Bill »

Status

01/24/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
01/03/2020Committee
01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102211D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/06/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB463)
01/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB463)
01/24/2020Incorporated by Public Safety (HB1083-Hayes)