Covington VA –-(Ammoland.com)- Today, in the Courts of Justice committee, anti-gun Senator Marsh's SB 1001, a bill to close the non-existent “gun show loophole” (VCDL STRONGLY OPPOSE), was KILLED by a vote of 8 to 7!
There were many changes suggested to the bill, but in the end the clock ran out for this year.
There are still some pro-gun Senate bills alive, but all the anti-gun Senate bills are now dead.
Most of the remaining House gun bills, good and bad, will be heard in subcommittee tomorrow, Thursday 1/24/2013.
In other news, HB 1604, Delegate Farrell's bill to allow locksmiths and electronic alarm employees to carry a concealed handgun for their own protection, assuming they have a CHP (VCDL STRONGLY SUPPORT), passed easily out of the House and heads to the Senate.
SB 1335, Senator Obenshain's bill to protect a person's CHP information from dissemination by a Circuit Court Clerk if that person has a protection order out against another person (VCDL STRONGLY SUPPORT), passed out of the Courts of Justice committee by a 14 to 1 vote and heads to the Senate Floor.
Virginia Citizens Defense League, Inc. (VCDL). VCDL is an all-volunteer, non-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to defending the human rights of all Virginians. The Right to Keep and Bear Arms is a fundamental human right. Visit: www.vcdl.org