HB 1685 Handguns; limitation on purchases, penalty.
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Summary as introduced:
Purchase of handguns; limitation on handgun purchases; penalty. Prohibits any person who is not a licensed firearms dealer from purchasing more than one handgun in a 30-day period and establishes such an offense as a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill exempts from this provision (i) persons who have been issued a certificate by the Department of State Police under certain circumstances and with an enhanced background check, (ii) law-enforcement agencies and officers, (iii) state and local correctional facilities, (iv) licensed private security companies, (v) persons who hold a valid Virginia concealed handgun permit, (vi) persons whose handgun has been stolen or irretrievably lost or who are trading in a handgun, (vii) purchases of handguns in a private sale, and (viii) purchases of antique firearms.

Full text:
01/06/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101004D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/06/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101004D
01/06/17  House: Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/17/17  House: Assigned MPPS sub: #1
01/19/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/07/17  House: Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety