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HB 1655 Firearms; award of court costs, etc., to entity that prevails in action challenging locality.

Introduced by: Charles W. Carrico, Sr. | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Control of firearms; award of court costs and fees. Allows a court to award reasonable attorney fees, expenses, and court costs to any entity that prevails in an action challenging an ordinance, resolution or motion as being in conflict with a locality's authority to control firearms pursuant to 15.2-915. Attorney fees may also be awarded to the prevailing party in an action challenging an administrative action taken in bad faith as being in conflict with the section. This bill is identical to SB 1513.


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