2009 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1474/08 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 53
Sponsored By:
Delegates Sophocleus, Barkley, Beidle, DeBoy, Dwyer, Frush, Harrison, Krebs, McDonough, Schuh, Shewell, and Wood
Criminal Law - Use of Firearm in the Commission of a Crime of Violence or a Felony


Prohibiting the use of specified firearms in the commission of crimes of violence or felonies; and defining "firearm".

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Weapons -see also- Guns

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 4-204 )


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