Hunting and firearms; local regulation. (SB509)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local hunting and firearm regulation. Prohibits any city or county east of the Interstate 95 corridor from prohibiting otherwise lawful hunting of migratory game birds in the jurisdictional waters of the Commonwealth and provides that no stake or stationary waterfowl blind that is erected in such public waters shall be located less than 150 yards from any occupied residence, church, or commercial building, unless the owner gives written permission to locate the blind or stake closer to the residence, church, or commercial building. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103794D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/08/2020Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name
01/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB509)
01/22/2020Rereferred from Judiciary (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2020Rereferred to Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/28/2020Passed by indefinitely in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (11-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)