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Virginia SB 1163 - Trigger Activators

Virginia SB 1163

by Sen. Richard Saslaw (D) with Sens. John Edwards (D). Barbara Favola (D), Janet Howell (D), Dave Marsden (D), Jeremy McPike (D), Scott Surovell (D)

LEAP Forward Position: Support

ยง 18.2-308.5:1. Manufacture, importation, sale, possession, transfer, or transportation of trigger activators designed to increase rate of fire of firearms prohibited; penalty.
A. It is unlawful for any person to manufacture, import, sell, offer for sale, possess, transfer, or transport in the Commonwealth a trigger activator, including a trigger crank or a bump-fire device, that is designed to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle but does not convert the semiautomatic rifle into a machine gun.
B. A violation of this section is punishable as a Class 6 felony