Virginia State Law

Code Section
18.2-279, et seq.

Illegal Arms
Sawed-off shotgun/rifle; machine gun; silencer

Waiting Period
State Police have until end of next business day after inquiry for possible criminal record by telephone

Who May Not Own
1. Convicted felons or those subject to protective order; 2. Minors: handguns; 3. Aliens; 4. Legally incompetent, mentally incapacitated, involuntary committed, insanity-acquitted

Law Prohibiting Firearms On or Near School Grounds
Felony. 18.2-308.1


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