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SB 263

  • Virginia Senate Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jan 03, 2020
  • Passed Senate Jan 29, 2020
  • Passed House Feb 19, 2020
  • Governor

Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence, effective date.

Abstract

Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence. Removes the option for concealed handgun permit applicants to demonstrate competence with a handgun by completing an electronic, video, or online course conducted by a state-certified or National Rifle Association-certified firearms instructor. The bill does not affect any in-person means of satisfying the requirement to demonstrate competence with a handgun under current law. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2021. This bill is identical to HB 264.

Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence. Removes the option for concealed handgun permit applicants to demonstrate competence with a handgun by completing an electronic, video, or online course conducted by a state-certified or National Rifle Association-certified firearms instructor. The bill does not affect any in-person means of satisfying the requirement to demonstrate competence with a handgun under current law. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2021.

Concealed handgun permits; demonstration ofcompetence. Removes the option for concealed handgun permit applicantsto demonstrate competence with a handgun by completing an electronic,video, or online course conducted by a state-certified or NationalRifle Association-certified firearms instructor. The bill does notaffect any in-person means of satisfying the requirement to demonstratecompetence with a handgun under current law.

Bill Sponsors (2)

John J. Bell

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 13
Primary

Adam P. Ebbin

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 30
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Apr 10, 2020

Office of the Governor

Approved by Governor-Chapter 1130 (effective 1/1/21)

Mar 23, 2020

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB263ER)

Mar 20, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

Senate

Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 20, 2020

Mar 19, 2020

House

Signed by Speaker

Mar 18, 2020

Senate

Enrolled

Senate

Signed by President

Mar 07, 2020

Senate

Conference report agreed to by Senate (23-Y 17-N)

Mar 04, 2020

Virginia General Assembly

Amended by conference committee

House

VOTE: Agree To (52-Y 42-N)

House

Conference report agreed to by House (52-Y 42-N)

Feb 27, 2020

House

Conferees appointed by House

Feb 26, 2020

Senate

Conferees appointed by Senate

Senate

Senate acceded to request (36-Y 3-N)

Feb 24, 2020

House

House insisted on substitute

House

House requested conference committee

Feb 21, 2020

Senate

House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N)

Feb 19, 2020

House

Read third time

House

Committee substitute agreed to 20108289D-H1

House

Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB263H1

House

Passed House with substitute (54-Y 46-N)

House

VOTE: Passage (54-Y 46-N)

Feb 18, 2020

House

Read second time

Feb 16, 2020

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB263H1)

Feb 14, 2020

House

Committee substitute printed 20108289D-H1

House

Reported from Public Safety with substitute (13-Y 9-N)

Feb 03, 2020

House

Read first time

House

Referred to Committee on Public Safety

House

Placed on Calendar

Jan 29, 2020

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB263E)

Senate

Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)

Senate

Passed by temporarily

Jan 28, 2020

Senate

Read second time

Senate

Printed as engrossed 20102385D-E

Senate

Engrossed by Senate as amended SB263E

Senate

Amendment by Senator Deeds agreed to

Senate

Reading of amendment waived

Jan 27, 2020

Senate

Passed by for the day

Jan 24, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

Jan 22, 2020

Senate

Reported from Judiciary (7-Y 6-N)

Jan 08, 2020

Senate

Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name

Jan 03, 2020

Senate

Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

Senate

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102385D

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Engrossed by Senate as amended SB263E HTML
Engrossed by Senate as amended SB263E HTML
Impact statement from DPB (SB263H1) HTML
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB263ER) HTML
Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1130) HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Amendment: SB263AS HTML
Amendment: SB263AC HTML

Sources

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