HB 1166

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 14, 2022
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Capitol Square and the surrounding area, etc.; carrying a firearm or explosive material within area.

Abstract

Carrying a firearm or explosive material withinCapitol Square and the surrounding area, into building owned or leased by the Commonwealth, etc.; penalty. Repeals the prohibition oncarrying a firearm or explosive material within (i) the Capitol ofVirginia; (ii) Capitol Square and the surrounding area; (iii) anybuilding owned or leased by the Commonwealth or any agency thereof;or (iv) any office where employees of the Commonwealth or any agencythereof are regularly present for the purpose of performing theirofficial duties. Current law makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for anyperson to carry a firearm or explosive material within these areas, subject to certain exceptions, including the following individualswhile acting in the conduct of such person's official duties: anylaw-enforcement officer, any authorized security personnel, any activemilitary personnel, any fire marshal when such fire marshal has beengranted police powers, or any member of a cadet corps while suchmember is participating in an official ceremonial event for the Commonwealth.

Bill Sponsors (1)

Votes


Actions


Feb 15, 2022

House

Left in Rules

Jan 24, 2022

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB1166)

Jan 14, 2022

House

Presented and ordered printed 22103185D

House

Referred to Committee on Rules

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Presented and ordered printed 22103185D PDF HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Impact Statement: HB1166F122.PDF PDF

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