Firearm sales; criminal history record information check, penalty. (HB5024)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Firearm sales; criminal history record information check; penalty. Eliminates the Class 1 misdemeanor penalty for a person who purchases a firearm from another person without obtaining the required criminal history record information check. The bill also eliminates the question on the form provided to a firearm dealer by the Department of State Police asking whether a prospective purchaser of a firearm has ever been the subject of a mental health temporary detention order and subsequently agreed to a voluntary admission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200570D
08/17/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
08/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5024)
11/09/2020Left in Public Safety