Muzzleloading rifle and shotgun; clarifies definitions. (HB2298)

Introduced By

Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Muzzleloading rifle and shotgun; definitions. Removes the requirement that the propellant be loaded along with the projectile or projectiles in the definitions of muzzleloading rifle and muzzleloading shotgun. Read the Bill »


03/30/2021: signed by governor


01/18/2021Presented and ordered printed 21102689D
01/18/2021Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/21/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2298)
01/22/2021Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
02/03/2021Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2021Read first time
02/04/2021Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2021Read third time and passed House (74-Y 22-N)
02/05/2021VOTE: Passage (74-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2021Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N)
02/22/2021Read third time
02/22/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/25/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2298ER)
02/25/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2298ER)
02/25/2021Signed by President
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/30/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 432 (effective 7/1/21)
03/30/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0432)