Virginia Voluntary Do Not Sell Firearms List; established, penalty. (SB436)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Establishment of the Virginia Voluntary Do Not Sell Firearms List; penalty. Creates the Virginia Voluntary Do Not Sell Firearms List (the List) that prohibits the possession, transportation, and sale of firearms to any person who voluntarily registers himself to be enrolled into the List. The List shall be maintained and updated by the Department of State Police. The bill makes it a Class 3 misdemeanor for any person enrolled into the List to purchase, possess, or transport a firearm. The bill disqualifies any person enrolled into the List from obtaining a concealed handgun permit and prohibits such person from being employed by a firearms dealer. The bill also makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person who sells, barters, gives, or furnishes, or has in his possession or under his control with the intent of selling, bartering, giving, or furnishing, any firearm to any person he knows is enrolled into the List. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2021. Read the Bill »

Status

02/18/2020: In Subcommittee

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100159D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/08/2020Impact statement from VCSC (SB436)
01/08/2020Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name
01/31/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB436)
02/03/2020Reported from Judiciary (8-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/05/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2020Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Placed on Calendar
02/18/2020Read first time
02/18/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
02/18/2020Assigned PS sub: Firearms

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