Firearms; concealment while committing certain felonies, penalty. (SB84)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)

Progress

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

Description

Concealment of firearm in committing felony; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of a separate felony if he carries about his person any pistol, shotgun, rifle, or other firearm that is hidden from common observation while committing or attempting to commit certain other felonies. A first offense is punishable by a mandatory minimum term of confinement of three years and a second or subsequent offense is punishable by a mandatory minimum term of confinement of five years. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
11/27/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
11/27/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101247D
11/27/2019Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
12/03/2019Impact statement from VCSC (SB84)
01/08/2020Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name
01/22/2020Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)

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