C. Matthew Fariss
- District 59
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.
Left in Rules
Impact statement from DPB (HB1166)
Presented and ordered printed 22103185D
Referred to Committee on Rules
|Bill Text Versions||Format|
|Presented and ordered printed 22103185D||PDF HTML|
|Fiscal Impact Statement: HB1166F122.PDF|
Data on Open States is updated periodically throughout the day from the official website of the Virginia General Assembly.
If you notice any inconsistencies with these official sources, feel free to file an issue.