Assault firearms; age requirement, penalty. (SB1283)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke) with support from 13 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington), Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian), Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton), Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City), Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Assault firearms; age requirement; penalty. Provides that in order to purchase an assault firearm a person must be 21 years of age or older. The bill expands the definition of "assault firearm" as the term applies to criminal history record information checks. Read the Bill »


01/23/2023: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/10/2023Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23104046D
01/10/2023Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/13/2023Impact statement from VCSC (SB1283)
01/23/2023Incorporated by Judiciary (SB1382-Deeds) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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