Concealed handgun permittees; criminal history record information check exemption for some firearms. (HB592)

Introduced By

Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville) with support from co-patrons Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), and Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal history record information check for transfer of certain firearms; exemption for concealed handgun permittees.  Provides an exemption from Virginia-specific criminal history record information checks upon the purchase of firearms from licensed dealers when the purchaser is a Virginia resident holding a valid Virginia-issued concealed handgun permit. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102936D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/02/2012Assigned MPPS sub: #1
02/02/2012Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013
02/03/2012Continued to 2013 in Militia, Police and Public Safety
11/29/2012Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety