House passes bipartisan gun agreement

House passes bipartisan gun agreement

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Virginia House of Delegates passed three bills Wednesday that will change gun laws in the state.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Republican lawmakers announced earlier this month a compromise that restores and expands concealed carry reciprocity, requires State Police to be available for voluntary background checks at gun shows, and prohibits individuals under permanent domestic violence protective orders from possessing a firearm.

"This bipartisan agreement on guns is positive news for Virginia," said House Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford). "The agreement secures the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens and takes reasonable steps to make our communities safer."

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