Firearms; any person who sells three or more firearms at show be licensed as a firearms dealer. (HB2318)

Introduced By

Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sale of firearms at firearms shows. Requires any person who has a fixed location at a firearms show to display and sell firearms and any person who sells three or more firearms at a firearms show, regardless of whether he has a fixed location, to be licensed as a Virginia firearms dealer. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098540653
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/27/2009Assigned MPPS sub: #1
01/29/2009Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely by voice vote
02/10/2009Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety


Carson writes:

I wonder what "at a firearms show" means? Like, does this include the parking lot? What if you meet at the show, but agree to complete the transaction elsewhere? What if it's a multi-day show, is it per day, or per show, or per shows in a year?