2008 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1393/07 - HRU
Sponsored By:
Delegates Burns, Robinson, Anderson, Branch, Carter, Glenn, Harrison, Oaks, Stukes, Tarrant, and Walker
Regulated Firearms - Encoded Ammunition - Tax


Authorizing a person to sell ammunition for a regulated firearm on or after January 1, 2009, only in accordance with the Act; requiring an ammunition manufacturer to encode ammunition for a regulated firearm in a specified way; requiring the Secretary of State Police beginning on January 1, 2009, to establish and maintain an encoded ammunition database; imposing a tax of 5 cents per round on the sale of encoded ammunition beginning on January 1, 2009; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary & Ways and Means
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Dealers -see also- Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salesmen
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Sales and Use Tax
State Police, Department of
Tax Credits -see also- Circuit Breaker
Weapons -see also- Guns

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Safety
( 5-101 , 5-601 , 5-602 , 5-603 , 5-604 , 5-605 , 5-606 , 5-607 , 5-608 )
Tax - General
( 1-101 , 2-1303 , 11-1B-05 , 11-1B-04 , 11-1B-03 , 11-1B-02 , 11-1B-01 , 11-501 , 11-502 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered