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19VAC30-110

CHAPTER 110

REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE CREATION OF A CRIMINAL FIREARMS CLEARINGHOUSE (REPEALED)

19VAC30-110-10

Part I

Definitions

19VAC30-110-10. Definitions. (Repealed.)

The following terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"VCIN" means Virginia Criminal Information Network.

"Virginia Firearms Clearinghouse" means the central repository for information gathered pursuant to § 52-25.1 of the Code of Virginia.

19VAC30-110-20

Part II

Virginia Firearms Clearinghouse

19VAC30-110-20. Creation of clearinghouse. (Repealed.)

The Department of State Police will create a clearinghouse as a central repository for information of any firearm that is seized, forfeited, found, or otherwise coming into the possession of any state or local law-enforcement agency which is believed to have been used in the commission of a crime.

19VAC30-110-30

19VAC30-110-30. Reference to clearinghouse. (Repealed.)

The clearinghouse will be known as the "Virginia Firearms Clearinghouse" and shall be referred to as such.

19VAC30-110-40

Part III

Method of Reporting

19VAC30-110-40. Reporting form. (Repealed.)

A state or local law-enforcement agency that has seized, forfeited, found, or otherwise recovers a firearm in accordance with § 52-25.1 of the Code of Virginia shall notify the Department of State Police by a form provided by the State Police (SP-187). The form will contain the following information: (i) serial number or other identifying information on the firearm, (ii) a brief description of the circumstances under which the firearm came into the possession of the law-enforcement agency, including the crime which was or may have been committed with the firearm, (iii) the name or other identifying information on the person from whom the firearm was taken, (iv) the original place of sale and the chain of possession of the firearm, (v) the disposition of the firearm and any other information the superintendent may require.

19VAC30-110-50

19VAC30-110-50. Submission of form. (Repealed.)

A. The information required on the form should be submitted to the clearinghouse via VCIN, if available, as soon as possible after coming into the possession of the agency, and should include all available information at the time of submission.

B. A completed form (SP-187) will be sent to the Department of State Police within seven business days once all of the requested information has been obtained. For the purposes of this regulation, the State Police address will be: Department of State Police, Virginia Firearms Clearinghouse, P.O. Box 85141, Richmond, VA 23285-5141.

19VAC30-110-60

19VAC30-110-60. Forms accepted. (Repealed.)

The form provided by the State Police will be the only form accepted by the State Police. Locally produced forms will be unacceptable.

19VAC30-110-70

19VAC30-110-70. Copies of forms. (Repealed.)

The State Police will provide copies of the Virginia Firearms Clearinghouse form (SP-187) to all state and local law-enforcement agencies by July 1, 1993.

19VAC30-110-9998

FORMS (19VAC30-110)

Criminal Firearms Clearinghouse, SP-187 (eff. 7/1/93).