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Regulations Governing Purchases of Handguns Within a 30-Day Period [19 VAC 30 ‑ 101]
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Description
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
These regulations provide guidance for gun dealers and purchasers to assist them in complying with the provisions of 18.2-380.2:2 (R) as enacted by Chapters 991 and 992, Acts of Assembly, 2020 (Regular Session) which limit the purchase of handguns to one every thirty days. They also address the exceptions and application process to the general prohibition.
State Authority 18.2-308.2 :2 as amended by Chapters 991 and 992 , Acts of Assembly, 2020 Regular Session .
Federal Authority N/a
Exempt from APA Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To provide guidance for gun dealers and purchasers to assist them in complying with the provisions of 18.2-380.2:2 (R) which limit the purchase of handguns to one every thirty days as well as addressing the exceptions and application process to the general prohibition.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: LT Becky Cranis-Curl  / Assistant CJIS Officer
Address: Virginia State Police
7700 Midlothian TPKE
N Chesterfield, VA 23235
Email Address: becky.cranis-curl@vsp.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)674-2643    FAX: (804)674-8531    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Promulgate Regulations Governing Purchases of Handguns Within a 30-Day Period - 2020
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (07/20/2020).

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None