2009 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law
Sponsored By:
Senators Mooney and Muse
Public Safety - Handgun Permits - Victims of Domestic Violence


Specifying that an applicant for a handgun permit who is eligible for relief under the spousal domestic violence laws of the State for whose benefit a court has issued a temporary or final protective order meets the standard that the applicant has a good and substantial reason to wear, carry, or transport a handgun in order to be issued a handgun permit by the Secretary of State Police.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/18 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Alexander X. Mooney, District 3
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Protection Orders
State Police, Department of
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Weapons -see also- Guns

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Safety
( 5-301 , 5-306 )


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