Category Archive: Legislative Alerts

Dec 23

VCDL 2016 Lobby Day – Virginia General Assembly – 18 Januray 2016

From the VCDL Lobby Day event page on facebook: WHAT IS “VCDL LOBBY DAY”? This is the day when hundreds and hundreds of gun owners come to the General Assembly building in Richmond (1000 Bank St Richmond, VA 23219) to meet with the Virginia Legislature (our Senators and Delegates). We form small groups around 0830 …

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Dec 23

Virginia Handgun Permit Reciprocity – VA State Police

Here is the new page on the Virginia State Police (VSP) website which outlines details relating to the recent action by Attorney General Mark Herring (D) to remove reciprocity agreements with 25 of the 30 states which currently have an agreement in place.   Reciprocity and Recognition ***** NOTICE**** Legal review conducted in 2015 pursuant …

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Dec 14

VA Governor McAuliffe (D) to push for package of new gun restrictions

By Jenna Portnoy The Washington Post © December 14, 2014 RICHMOND Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday will call for a package of gun restrictions, including a renewal of the state’s one-a-month limit on handgun purchases and a requirement that private vendors at gun shows perform background checks. McAuliffe will also propose keeping guns away from …

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Jul 28

DC Gun Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

The Decision – Court Orders DC Gun Ban Unconstitutional Read the actual decision handed down by Senior US Circuit Court Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr.  Also posted are the text of the two ordinances imposed upon DC residents by the City Council.  Parts of these ordinances were nullified by the court order. Read and comment …

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Jul 02

New Virginia Gun Laws Effective 1 July 2013

Yesterday, July 1, the following new gun laws took effect in the Old Dominion: Senate Bill 1335, patroned by state Senator Mark D. Obenshain (R-26), safeguards the confidentiality of all concealed handgun permit (CHP) holders in Virginia. Senate Bill 1363, patroned by state Senator Jill H. Vogel (R-27), and House Bill 2317, patroned by Delegate Rich Anderson (R-51), are companion bills …

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Feb 14

VA CHP Holders Privacy Law Headed to Governor’s Desk

A new law (SB-1335) drafted by Senator Mark Obenshain (R-VA26) has passed the Virginia Senate and the House and is now headed to Governor McDonnell’s desk for signature. If signed into law, this would ensure that Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP) holders would be protected from having their names, addresses or any other personal information …

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