2012 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety
Sponsored By:
Delegates Cluster, Alston, Boteler, Clippinger, Dwyer, Hough, K. Kelly, McComas, McDermott, Mitchell, Parrott, Smigiel, and Valentino-Smith
Public Safety - Handgun Permits - Renewal Period for Retired Law Enforcement


Establishing that a handgun permit issued to a retired law enforcement officer of the State or a county or municipal corporation of the State expires on the last day of the holder's birth month following 5 years after the date the permit is issued and may be renewed for successive periods of 5 years each if, at the time of an application for renewal, the applicant possesses the qualifications for the issuance of a permit.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Judiciary
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (127-1)
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 4/4 at 1:00 p.m.

Sponsored by:

Delegate John W. E. Cluster, Jr., District 8
Delegate Tiffany T. Alston, District 24
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Luke Clippinger, District 46
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Michael J. Hough, District 3B
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr., District 44
Delegate Neil Parrott, District 2B
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Geraldine Valentino-Smith, District 23A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Safety
( 5-301 , 5-301 , 5-304 , 5-309 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 21, 2012: Third Reading Passed (127-1)