HB 1909 - Establishes Gun-Free Zones on School Board Property - Virginia Key Vote

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Title: Establishes Gun-Free Zones on School Board Property

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Title: Establishes Gun-Free Zones on School Board Property

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that establishes gun-free zones on school board property.

Highlights:

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Title: Establishes Gun-Free Zones on School Board Property

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes gun-free zones on school board property.

Highlights:

 

  • Authorizes any school district to deem any property that it owns or leases outside of school zones as a gun-free zone and may prohibit any individual from knowingly purchasing, possessing, transferring, carrying, storing, or transporting firearms, ammunition, or components, or a combination thereof while on said property (Sec. 1).

  • Exempts the following individuals from the aforementioned restrictions, including (Sec. 1):

    • Law enforcement officers and retired law enforcement officers qualified to carry firearms;

    • Any individual who possesses an unloaded firearm that is in a closed container in or upon a motor vehicle, or an unloaded shotgun or rifle in a firearms rack in or upon a motor vehicle; and

    • Any individual who has a valid concealed handgun permit and possesses a concealed handgun while in a motor vehicle, parking lot, or traffic circle.

Title: Establishes Gun-Free Zones on School Board Property

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