VA SB1163 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)
Status: Introduced on January 2 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-06 - Left in Finance
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Trigger activators designed to increase the rate of fire of firearms; prohibition; penalty. Prohibits the manufacture, importation, sale or offer to sell, possession, transfer, or transportation of a trigger activator, which includes a trigger crank or bump-fire device, that is designed to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle but does not convert the semiautomatic rifle into a machine gun. A violation is punishable as a Class 6 felony.

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Firearms; trigger activators designed to increase the rate of fire, prohibition, penalty.


Roll Calls

2019-01-16 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (9-Y 6-N) (Y: 9 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-02-06SenateLeft in Finance
2019-01-16SenateRereferred to Finance
2019-01-16SenateReported from Courts of Justice (9-Y 6-N)
2019-01-02SenateReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-01-02SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100713D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182308.5:1(n/a)See Bill Text

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