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HB 162

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Dec 23, 2019
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Firearm-free zones designated by the Commonwealth or a locality; waiver of sovereign immunity.


Firearm-free zones designated by the Commonwealthor a locality; waiver of sovereign immunity. Provides that (i)if the Commonwealth designates any property owned by it or (ii) ifany locality designates such locality or any part of such localityas a firearm-free zone, the Commonwealth or such locality waivesits sovereign immunity as it relates to any injuries sustained bypersons lawfully present in such firearm-free zone.

Bill Sponsors (2)

John J. McGuire, III

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 56

Mark L. Cole

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 88



Feb 11, 2020


Left in Public Safety

Jan 21, 2020


Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 2-N)

Jan 20, 2020


Assigned PS sub: Firearms

Jan 16, 2020


Impact statement from DPB (HB162)

Dec 23, 2019


Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103493D


Referred to Committee on Public Safety

Bill Text

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Impact statement from DPB (HB162) HTML

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