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2012 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety
Sponsored By:
Delegates Wilson, Alston, Branch, and DeBoy
Public Safety - Restrictions on Possession of Firearms - Convicted Felons and People With Mental Disorders


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; prohibiting a court from suspending any part of a specified mandatory minimum sentence; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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

Sponsored by:

Delegate C. T. Wilson, District 28
Delegate Tiffany T. Alston, District 24
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Mental Health
Parole and Probation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Weapons -see also- Guns

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Safety
( 5-101 , 5-101 , 5-133 , 5-133.1 , 5-206 )


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
Committee Votes :
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