Today is Thursday, July 31, 2014rss RSS feed

Amendment to Senate Bill 1378 this Wednesday, April 3 2013.

NRA-ILA

NRA – ILA

Charlotte, NC --(Ammoland.com)- This Wednesday, April 3, the Virginia General Assembly will reconvene for one day to consider amendments to Senate Bill 1378 submitted by Governor Bob McDonnell (R).

Senate Bill 1378, patroned by state Senator Thomas A. Garrett (R-22), increases penalties for individuals who knowingly assist prohibited persons in illegally obtaining firearms.  S.B. 1378 passed in the House of Delegates by an 84-11 vote on February 20 after passing unanimously in the state Senate on February 15.

The amendment submitted by Governor McDonnell will strengthen S.B. 1378 by adding protections for law-abiding citizens by exempting purchases of a firearm by a person for the lawful use, possession or transport by his child, grandchild, or individual for whom he is the legal guardian if such child, grandchild, or individual is ineligible, solely because of his age, to purchase a firearm.

It is important that you contact your state Senator and Delegate TODAY and respectfully urge them to support Governor McDonnell’s pro-gun amendment to S.B. 1378.  For help identifying your state legislators and contact information, please click here.

About:
Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the “lobbying” arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Visit: www.nra.org

  • One User comment to “Virginia: General Assembly to Vote on Pro-Gun Amendment”

    1. [...] Virginia: General Assembly to Vote on Pro-Gun AmendmentAmmoLand.com (press release)ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. [...]

    Leave a Comment

    • Sign up Ammoland for your Inbox

      Daily Digest

      Monthly Newsletter

    • Recent Comments

      • Chuck: If it had anything to do with this president I would pass on wearing it, since he is a gun grabber and wearing...
      • Chuck: Did the word DEMOCRAT not say GUN GRABBER to some people!!!???
      • Chuck: Someone needs to put another bullet into her. The first one did not knock any sense into her.
      • Dave: I hate typos……First and foremost, I am very much pro Law Enforcement. I have several family members...
      • TEX: This country could use one hell of a lot more Sheriff Clarkes ! Sheriffs that have integrity and principles they...
    • Social Activity

    • Most Popular Posts

      • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
    Copyright 2014 AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News | Sitemap | Μολὼν λαβέ

    Win a Daniel Defense DDM4v9 Rifle

    Subscribe and receive our emails , the drawing will be August 15, 2014 maybe you will be the lucky shooter receiving a Daniel Defense DDM4v9 Rifle. For more information visit the Daniel Defense promotional page.
    Monthly email subscription from Ammoland
    13563096
    14149936