How bills fared during the Va. legislative session
BUSINESS & AND JOBS
HB1396 | SB739: Allows public corporate relocation incentive money to be used to renovate private structures and raises a cap on grants for companies that create high-paying jobs. Designed to help Virginia lure the headquarters of L.A.-based Northrop Grumman. Approved by the General Assembly.
HB629: Would help protect a Fortune 500 company, Crown Cork & Seal, from asbestos lawsuits. Narrowly passed the House but was defeated in a Senate committee.
HB49: Repeals ban on buying more than one handgun a month. Approved by House but killed in a Senate subcommittee.
HB1234: Requires all purchasers at gun shows to undergo a criminal background check before buying purchasing a firearm. Killed in House committee. Companion SB595|http:/
HB69: Shields Virginia-made firearms and ammunition from federal regulation. Approved by House but killed by specially formed Senate subcommittee.