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Selected State Laws Pertaining to Firearms

§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

§18.2-308.01 Carrying a Concealed Handgun with a Permit

§18.2-308.02 Application for a Concealed Handgun Permit; Virginia Resident

§18.2-308.03 Fees for Concealed Handgun Permits

§18.2-308.04 Processing the Application and Issuance of a Concealed Handgun Permit

§18.2-308.05 Issuance of a De facto Permit

§18.2-308.06 Nonresident Concealed Handgun Permits

§18.2-308.07 Entry of Information into VCIN

§18.2-308.08 Denial of a Concealed Handgun Permit; Appeal

§18.2-308.09 Disqualifications for a Concealed Handgun Permit

§18.2-308.010 Renewal of Concealed Handgun Permit

§18.2-308.011 Replacement Permits

§18.2-308.012 Prohibited Conduct

§18.2-308.013 Suspension or Revocation of Permits

§18.2-308.014 Reciprocity

§18.2-308.015 Inclusion of Supreme Court Website on Application

§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