Firearms; use or display while committing felony, penalty. (SB86)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)

Progress

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

Description

Use or display of firearm in committing felony; penalty. Increases from three to five years for a first offense and from five to 10 years for a second or subsequent offense the mandatory minimum sentences for use or display of a firearm during the commission of certain felonies. 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 20101249D
11/27/2019Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
12/03/2019Impact statement from VCSC (SB86)
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 6-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1175.

Comments

steven writes:

the one bill that will make Virginia safe and it fails! really! According to the dems all these bills that infringe on
our rights are for your own good. except when it harms their voting block. much easier to punish the innocent. Than infringe on their voting block!

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