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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 260. Regulations Relating to Bail Enforcement Agents
10/24/2020

6VAC20-260-80. Firearms Endorsement.

A. In addition to applying for a bail enforcement agent license, each applicant who carries or has access to a firearm while on duty must apply for such endorsement on a form and in the manner prescribed by the board and containing any information the board requires.

B. Prior to the issuance of a firearms endorsement, each applicant shall:

1. Successfully complete the entry-level firearms training pursuant to the compulsory minimum training standards as set forth in Part IV (6VAC20-260-120 et seq.) of this regulation; and

2. Submit the appropriate nonrefundable application processing fee to the department.

C. Upon completion of the application requirements, the department may issue a firearms endorsement for a period not to exceed 12 months.

D. Firearms endorsements may be reissued for a period not to exceed a period of 12 months when the applicant has met the following requirements:

1. Filed with the department a completed application for such endorsement on the form and in the manner provided by the department at least 30 days prior to expiration of the current endorsement;

2. Successfully completed the firearms retraining, pursuant to the compulsory minimum training standards set forth under Part IV (6VAC20-260-120 et seq.) of this regulation; and

3. Submitted the appropriate nonrefundable application processing fee to the department.

Statutory Authority

§§ 9.1-102 and 9.1-186.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 26, Issue 01, eff. October 14, 2009.

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