Firearms; criminal history record information check delay increased to five days. (HB2128)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington) with support from 9 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Sale or transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check delay. Increases from three business days to five business days the time provided for the Department of State Police to complete a background check before a firearm may be transferred. If a dealer who has otherwise fulfilled all requirements is told by the State Police that a response will not be available by the end of the dealer's fifth business day, the dealer may complete the sale or transfer without being deemed in violation. Read the Bill »

Status

04/14/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Public Safety Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102376D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/13/2021Impact statement from VCSC (HB2128)
01/14/2021Assigned PS sub: Firearms
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2128)
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
01/22/2021Reported from Public Safety (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2021Read first time
01/26/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2021Read third time and passed House (54-Y 46-N)
01/27/2021VOTE: Passage (54-Y 46-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2021Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2021Reported from Judiciary (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Read third time
02/15/2021Passed Senate (22-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Enrolled
02/17/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2128ER)
02/17/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2128ER)
02/17/2021Signed by President
02/18/2021Signed by Speaker
02/19/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 19, 2021
02/19/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., February 26, 2021
02/25/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 31 (effective 7/1/21)
02/25/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0031)

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