SB 1513 Firearms; award of court costs, etc., to entity that prevails in action challenging locality.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Control of firearms; award of court costs and fees. Allows a court to award reasonable attorney fees, expenses, and court costs to any entity that prevails in an action challenging an ordinance, resolution or motion as being in conflict with a locality's authority to control firearms pursuant to 15.2-915. Attorney fees may also be awarded to the prevailing party in an action challenging an administrative action taken in bad faith as being in conflict with the section. This bill is identical to HB 1655.

Full text:
01/23/09  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 098765326  pdf
02/09/09  Senate: Committee substitute printed 091458326-S1  pdf
03/09/09  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1513ER)  pdf
03/30/09  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0772)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments engrossed
Conference amendments

Status:
01/23/09  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 098765326
01/23/09  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/27/09  Senate: Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/09/09  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (11-Y 4-N)
02/09/09  Senate: Committee substitute printed 091458326-S1
02/10/09  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/10/09  Senate: Read second time
02/10/09  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/10/09  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 091458326-S1
02/10/09  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1513S1
02/10/09  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N)
02/10/09  Senate: Passed Senate (30-Y 10-N)
02/13/09  House: Placed on Calendar
02/13/09  House: Read first time
02/13/09  House: Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/20/09  House: Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with amendment (18-Y 4-N)
02/23/09  House: Read second time
02/24/09  House: Read third time
02/24/09  House: Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/09  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/09  House: Passed House with amendment (84-Y 13-N)
02/24/09  House: VOTE: --- PASSAGE (84-Y 13-N)
02/25/09  Senate: Passed by temporarily
02/25/09  Senate: House amendment rejected by Senate (9-Y 28-N)
02/26/09  House: House insisted on amendment
02/26/09  House: House requested conference committee
02/26/09  Senate: Senate acceded to request (38-Y 0-N)
02/26/09  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/26/09  House: Delegates: Carrico, Wright, Bowling
02/26/09  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/26/09  Senate: Senators: Puller, Smith, Marsh
02/28/09  House: Conference report agreed to by House (86-Y 9-N)
02/28/09  House: VOTE: --- ADOPTION (86-Y 9-N)
02/28/09  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 3-N)
03/09/09  Senate: Enrolled
03/09/09  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1513ER)
03/09/09  Senate: Signed by President
03/11/09  House: Signed by Speaker
03/30/09  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 772 (effective 7/1/09)
03/30/09  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0772)