February 17th, 2012 10:32 AM
Virginia Legislative Update as of 2/17/12
[Re-posted from a VA-ALERT with prior approval of VCDL]
[First person singular pronouns (I, my, mine, etc) and “PVC” reference Philip Van Cleave, President VCDL]
Here is the status of the bills heard on Thursday night in Militia, Police, and Public Safety subcommittee #1:
SB 245, Senator Obenshain, protects your right to carry and transport a firearm during a declared emergency. VCDL STRONGLY SUPPORTS. Passed out of committee!
SB 554, Senator Favola, disarms a person while in the dwelling of the "victim", which could be the person's own home - all without due process. VCDL STRONGLY OPPOSES. Killed!
SB 563, Senator Ruff, clean up bill for the concealed carry code. VCDL STRONGLY SUPPORTS. Passed out of committee!
SB 573, Senator Carrico, allows Capitol Police to destroy guns in their possession if they choose to do so. VCDL IS NEUTRAL. Passed out of committee.
There are going to be quite a few gun bills voted on in the full Militia, Police, and Public Safety committee this morning starting at 9 AM:
SB 67, Senator Stanley, removes the option to fingerprint first-time CHP applicants as if they were criminals. VCDL STRONGLY SUPPORTS
SB 323, Senator Carrico, repeals One Handgun a Month. (House version already on its way to Governor's desk.) VCDL STRONGLY SUPPORTS
SB 245, Senator Obenshain, protects your right to carry and transport a firearm during a declared emergency. VCDL STRONGLY SUPPORTS
SB 429, Senator Ruff, removes having to enter duplicate information on state and federal forms when purchasing a gun. VCDL STRONGLY SUPPORTS
SB 563, Senator Ruff, clean up bill for the concealed carry code. VCDL STRONGLY SUPPORTS
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Veni, Vidi, Velcro
February 17th, 2012 10:33 PM
Thanks for the updates Dave.
February 17th, 2012 10:50 PM
Great news !!! Thanks for the update and keep up the excellent work. God Bless
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