WVCDL Bills

The following bills have been authored by the WVCDL. It should be noted that the WVCDL has no pride of authorship and is willing to support any bill that protects or restores the Right to Keep and Bear Arms in West Virginia, regardless of who authors the bill. All gun-related bills that are pending before the West Virginia Legislature are posted on the WVCDL's Legislation Tracking Service page.

WVCDL Authored Bills:

HB 2558 - WVCDL Authored
Lead Sponsor: John Overington (R - Berkeley)
Sponsors:
  Joshua Nelson (R - Boone)
  Michael Folk (R - Berkeley)
  Larry D. Kump (R - Berkeley)
  Larry Faircloth (R - Berkeley)
  Jim Butler (R - Mason)
  Scott Cadle (R - Mason)
  Eric L. Householder (R - Berkeley)
  Kelli Sobonya (R - Cabell)
  Carol Miller (R - Cabell)
  Patrick Lane (R - Kanawha)
Summary:The purpose of this bill is to remove the "grandfather" clause that excepts municipal ordinances limiting the purchase, possession, transfer, ownership, carrying, transporting, selling or storing of guns or ammunition, from the general provision prohibiting such ordinances, if the ordinance was adopted prior to June 1, 1999.
Status:
  • 02/27/13 - To House Judiciary
  • 02/27/13 - Do Pass, but first to Judiciary
  • 02/20/13 - To House Political Subdivisions
  • 02/20/13 - Introduced in House
  • 02/20/13 - To Political Subdivisions, then Judiciary
  • 02/20/13 - Filed for introduction

HB 2572 - WVCDL Authored
Lead Sponsor: John Overington (R - Berkeley)
Sponsors:
  John Overington (R - Berkeley)
  Joshua Nelson (R - Boone)
  Michael Folk (R - Berkeley)
  Larry D. Kump (R - Berkeley)
  Larry Faircloth (R - Berkeley)
  Jim Butler (R - Mason)
  Scott Cadle (R - Mason)
  Eric L. Householder (R - Berkeley)
  Rupert Phillips Jr. (D - Logan)
  Jason Barrett (D - Berkely)
  Carol Miller (R - Cabell)
Summary:The purpose of this bill is to clarify circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting or engaging in other outdoor recreational activities.
Status:
  • 02/20/13 - To House Judiciary
  • 02/20/13 - Introduced in House
  • 02/20/13 - To Judiciary
  • 02/20/13 - Filed for introduction

HB 2560 - WVCDL Authored
Lead Sponsor: John Overington (R - Berkeley)
Sponsors:
  Larry D. Kump (R - Berkeley)
  Larry Faircloth (R - Berkeley)
  Jim Butler (R - Mason)
  Scott Cadle (R - Mason)
  Eric L. Householder (R - Berkeley)
  Suzette Raines (R - Kanawha)
  Rupert Phillips Jr. (D - Logan)
Summary:The purpose of this bill is to provide exceptions to the prohibition of the possession of deadly weapons on premises of educational facilities by allowing certain persons licensed to carry a concealed weapon on those premises.
Status:
  • 02/20/13 - To House Education
  • 02/20/13 - Introduced in House
  • 02/20/13 - To Education, then Judiciary
  • 02/20/13 - Filed for introduction