Virginia Legislative Report card

Key state-level legislation:

SB 1 - would make it a crime to knowingly possess a “trigger activator” that is designed or functions to accelerate the rate of fire of a semi-automatic firearm

SB 5 - Requires a background check for any firearm transfer

Sb 385 - Prohibits any person who is not a licensed firearms dealer from purchasing more than one handgun in a 30-day period


  • Columns contain the legislation we graded during the legislative session.Graded actions include (s)ponsorship, (c)ommittee vote, (p)assage, (a)mendments
  • Grades on selected legislation are scored as 1 (positive action), -1 (negative action), or 0 (abstention)
  • "Score" is an aggregate of all actions
  • "Rating" is an average of actions taken