Paramilitary activities; penalty. (SB64)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Paramilitary activities; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of unlawful paramilitary activity if such person assembles with another person with the intent of intimidating any person or group of persons by drilling, parading, or marching with any firearm, any explosive or incendiary device, or any components or combination thereof. Such unlawful paramilitary activity is punishable as a Class 5 felony. Read the Bill »


11/21/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee


11/21/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101207D
11/21/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
11/27/2019Impact statement from VCSC (SB64)


Martha writes:

Intent of intimidating? How is this determined and by whom? This law should not exist in a free country.

Susan writes:

Long overdue. Thank you for introducing this bill.

Jon Russell writes:

This will be overturned in the US Supreme Court. None of your business who I decide to shoot with or train with.

Jon Russell
Culpeper Town Councilman

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