Firearms; purchase, special identification without a photograph issued by DMV. (HB2467)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Runion (R-Bridgewater) with support from co-patron Del. Bill Wiley (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Purchase of firearms; special identification without a photograph. Provides that to establish personal identification and residence in Virginia for the purposes of purchasing a firearm, a prospective purchaser may present a special identification card without a photograph issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles to a person with a sincerely held religious belief prohibiting the taking of a photograph. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2023Presented and ordered printed 23103460D
01/20/2023Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/24/2023Assigned PS sub: Subcommittee #1
01/25/2023Impact statement from DPB (HB2467)
01/26/2023Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 1-N)
01/27/2023Reported from Public Safety (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2023Read first time
02/01/2023Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2023Read third time and passed House (73-Y 27-N)
02/02/2023VOTE: Passage (73-Y 27-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2023Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2023Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/20/2023Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2023Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2023Read third time
02/22/2023Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2023Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2467ER)
03/07/2023Impact statement from DPB (HB2467ER)
03/08/2023Signed by Speaker
03/08/2023Signed by President
03/13/2023Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 13, 2023
03/13/2023G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 27, 2023
03/24/2023G Approved by Governor-Chapter 464 (effective 7/1/23)
03/24/2023G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0464)