2013 Regular Session



Public Safety - Restrictions on Possession of Firearms - Convicted Felons and People with Mental Disorders

Sponsored by:

Delegate Wilson


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from possessing a firearm if the person has been convicted of a felony or, under specified circumstances, suffers from a mental disorder or has been confined to a specified facility for a specified period of time; establishing a penalty for a violation of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Wilson, Anderson, Barnes, Branch, Braveboy, Holmes, Ivey, McComas, Mitchell, Pena-Melnyk, Valderrama, and Walker
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB1100 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Health and Government Operations
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Mental Health
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Weapons -see also- Guns
Statutes:Article - Public Safety
(5-101, 5-133, 5-133.1, 5-206)

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October 24, 2017 1:05 P.M.