Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk, penalties. (HB509)

Introduced By

Del. Marie March (R-Floyd) with support from 12 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), Del. Mike Cherry (R-Colonial Heights), Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland), Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper), Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun), Del. John McGuire (R-Glen Allen), Del. Chris Runion (R-Bridgewater), Del. Phil Scott (R-Spotsylvania), Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall), Del. Bill Wiley (R-Winchester), Del. Scott Wyatt (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; penalties. Repeals the procedure by which any attorney for the Commonwealth or law-enforcement officer may apply to a general district court, circuit court, or juvenile and domestic relations district court judge or magistrate for an emergency substantial risk order to prohibit a person who poses a substantial risk of injury to himself or others from purchasing, possessing, or transporting a firearm. The bill also removes the substantial risk order registry for the entry of orders issued. Read the Bill »

Status

01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Rules Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101051D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Rules
01/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB509)

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