Firearms; use or display while committing felony, penalty. (HB1175)

Introduced By

Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Use or display of firearm in committing felony; penalty. Increases from three to five years for a first offense and from five to 10 years for a second or subsequent offense the mandatory minimum sentences for use or display of a firearm during the commission of certain felonies. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103589D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/09/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB1175)
01/20/2020Assigned PS sub: Firearms
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
02/11/2020Left in Public Safety

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB86.


steven writes:

the one bill that will make Virginia safe and it fails! really! According to the dems all these bills that infringe on
our rights are for your own good. except when it harms their voting block. much easier to punish the innocent. Than infringe on their voting block!