VA SB1048 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 19 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-03-19 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0608)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Purchase of handguns or other weapons; auxiliary law-enforcement officers. Eliminates the requirement that a sheriff or local police department seek written authorization or approval from the local governing body before allowing an auxiliary law-enforcement officer with more than 10 years of service to purchase the service handgun issued to him by the agency at a price that is equivalent to or less than fair market value.

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Auxiliary law-enforcement officers; purchase of service handguns or other weapons.


Roll Calls

2019-02-19 - House - House: VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N) (Y: 97 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-15 - House - House: Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (18-Y 1-N) (Y: 18 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-02-14 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N) (Y: 6 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-01-22 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-01-18 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-01-16 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-03-19 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0608)
2019-03-19 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 608 (effective 7/1/19)
2019-03-04 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
2019-03-04SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
2019-02-22HouseSigned by Speaker
2019-02-22SenateSigned by President
2019-02-22SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB1048ER)
2019-02-19HouseVOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N)
2019-02-19HousePassed House (97-Y 1-N)
2019-02-19HouseRead third time
2019-02-18HouseRead second time
2019-02-15HouseReported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (18-Y 1-N)
2019-02-14HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
2019-02-12HouseAssigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #1
2019-01-24HouseReferred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
2019-01-24HouseRead first time
2019-01-24HousePlaced on Calendar
2019-01-22SenateRead third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2019-01-21SenateRead second time and engrossed
2019-01-18SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
2019-01-16SenateReported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
2018-12-02SenateReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2018-12-02SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100661D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
591148.3(n/a)See Bill Text

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