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Virginia Senate Committee Passes HB 1144, HB 1302 & HB 404

Wednesday, February 25, 2004

HB 1144, HB 1302, and HB 404 have been reported out of the Virginia Senate Courts of Justice Committee. HB 114 and HB 1302 allow Virginia residents to lawfully purchase long guns from licensed dealers in other states. HB 404 allows holders of valid Virginia concealed-carry permits to purchase more than one handgun a month. Please contact the following senators and thank them for their support on this important committee vote. Also, please urge these senators to support these bills without amendments when they reach the Senate floor.

Sen. Kenneth Stolle (804) 698-7508

Sen. Frederick M. Quayle (804) 698-7513

Sen. John Edwards (804) 698-7521

Sen. Wm. Roscoe Reynolds (804) 698-7520

Sen. Nick Rerras (804) 698-7506

Sen. Bill Mims (804) 698-7533

Sen. Harry Blevins (804) 698-7514

Sen. Ken Cuccinelli (804) 698-7537

Sen. Mark Obenshain (804) 698-7526

Sen. Richard Saslaw (804) 698-7535

Sen. Thomas Norment (804) 698-7503

Sen. L. Louise Lucas (804) 698-7518

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