Virginia lawmakers say they have a deal on ‘red flag’ law that will allow guns to be taken temporarily from people deemed dangerousFebruary 27, 2020News Clip
Key state lawmakers have come to a consensus on a bill that allows police to temporarily seize guns from people deemed by a judge a risk to themselves or others.
The lawmakers sponsoring the Senate and House versions of an extreme risk protection order, also known as the “red flag” law, have come to an agreement, which largely reflects the Senate’s version.
A key Virginia state legislature committee has advanced a climate bill that proponents are calling the most ambitious clean energy policy in Virginia’s history.
The Virginia Clean Economy Act (CEA) would eliminate state power plant carbon pollution by 2050, codifying Gov. Ralph Northam’s pledge to transition the Commonwealth to a 100% clean energy economy.
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January 30, 2020
RICHMOND, Va. – Delegate Rip Sullivan’s bill, HB 674, to create substantial risk orders in the Commonwealth today passed the Virginia House of Delegates. If passed by the Senate and signed by the Governor, this bill will be a substantial step in the right direction in the effort to curb gun violence in our communities.