Selected State Laws Pertaining to Firearms

Selected State Laws Pertaining to Firearms:

§18.2-56.1 Reckless Handling of Firearm Generally

§18.2-154 Shooting at Occupied Vehicle

§18.2-279 Shooting at Occupied Building/at or Within School

§18.2-280 Shooting in Public, Within 1000 Feet of School Property

§18.2-282 Brandishing Firearm

§18.2-283 Carrying Weapon into Place of Religious Worship

§18.2-283.1 Carrying Weapon to Courthouse

18.2-286.1 Shooting from Vehicle

§18.2-287.4 Carrying Loaded Firearms in Public Areas

§18.2-295 Registration of Machine Guns

§18.2-300 Possession or Use of Sawed-Off Shotgun or Rifle

§18.2-308 Carrying Concealed Weapons

§18.2-308.1 Possession of Weapon on School Property

§18.2-308.1:1 Possession or Transportation of a Firearm by Persons Acquitted by Reason of Insanity

§18.2-308.1:2 Purchase, Possession or Transportation of Firearm by Persons Adjudicated Legally Incompetent or Mentally Incapacitated

§18.2-308.1:3 Purchase, Possession or Transportation of Firearm by Persons Involuntarily Committed

§18.2-308.1:4 Purchase or Transportation of Firearm by Persons Subject to Protective Orders

§18.2-308.1:5 Purchase or Transportation of Firearm by Persons Convicted of Certain Drug Offenses

§18.2-308.2 Possession or Transportation of Firearms or Concealed Weapons by Convicted Felons

§18.2-308.2:01 Possession or transportation of certain firearms by certain persons

§18.2-308.2:1 Prohibiting the Selling of Firearms to Felons

§18.2-308.2:2 Criminal History Record Check Required for the Transfer of Firearms

§18.2-308.2:3 Criminal Background Check Required for Employees of a Gun Dealer to Transfer Firearms.

§18.2-308.7 Possession or Transportation of Certain Firearms by Persons Under the Age of Eighteen

§18.2-308.8 Importation, Sale, Possession or Transfer of Striker 12's

§52-8.4:1 Regulations of Firearm Shows

§52-25.1 Reporting of Confiscated Firearms

§54.1-4200 Dealers in Firearms, Definitions

§54.1-4201 Inspection of Records

§54.1-4201.1 Notification by Sponsor of Firearms Show to State Police and Local Law Enforcement

§15.2-1209.1 Counties may regulate carrying of loaded firearms on public highways

§15.2-915.2 Regulation of transportation of a loaded rifle or shotgun

§15.2-915.3 Requiring fingerprinting for concealed handgun permit

For Firearm Laws Related to Hunting visit the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources.