2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Peace
Firearms Transaction Fees

Item 419 #6h

Item 419 #6h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of State Police FY2019 $921,595 FY2020 $921,595 GF
FY2019 3.00 FY2020 3.00 FTE

Page 444, line 39, strike "$62,039,445" and insert "$62,961,040".
Page 444, line 40, strike "$63,005,212" and insert "$63,926,807".

Page 446, after line 27, insert:

"N. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 18.2-308.2:2, Code of Virginia, the fee charged by licensed firearms dealers on transactions shall be $4 for all transaction, excepting transactions involving out-of-state residents, in which case the fee charged shall be $10 per transaction.

O. Included in the amounts appropriated for this item is $921,595 each year from the general fund for additional positions in the Firearms Transaction Center."


(This amendment provides $921,595 each year from the general fund and 3.0 positions for the State Police Firearms Transaction Center. The amendment also increases the transaction fee for firearms transactions requiring criminal background checks from $2 to $4 for residents, and from $5 to $10 for non-residents.)