Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk, penalties. (HB1394)

Introduced By

Del. Marie March (R-Floyd) with support from co-patron Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 repeals the requirement that the Department of State Police maintain and make information available from the Substantial Risk Order Registry. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


11/30/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23100071D
11/30/2022Referred to Committee on Rules
01/28/2023Impact statement from DPB (HB1394)
02/07/2023Left in Rules


Ronald N Quasebarth writes:

This bill is to correct what would likely be overreach on the part of anti gun law enforcement and more.

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