2012 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety
Sponsored By:
Delegate Vitale
Public Safety - Handgun Permits - Qualifications


Prohibiting the Secretary of State Police from issuing a handgun permit to a person who the Secretary finds is prohibited from possessing a regulated firearm, is an illegal alien, has been discharged from the armed forces of the United States under dishonorable conditions, has a pending charge for a felony or a misdemeanor for which a sentence of imprisonment for more than 1 year may be imposed, or has not completed a firearms safety training course unless a specified ground for exemption applies; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Aliens and Citizenship
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
State Police, Department of
Weapons -see also- Guns

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Safety
( 5-133 , 5-306 )


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