VA SB79 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on December 6 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-01-31 - Passed by indefinitely in Finance (11-Y 5-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Firearms on school property. Adds public, private, or religious preschools and child day centers that are not operated at the residence of the provider or of any of the children to the list of schools where possessing a firearm on school property or on a school bus is prohibited. Under current law, the list of such schools only includes public, private, or religious elementary, middle, or high schools.

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Firearms; prohibited at certain preschools and child day centers.


Roll Calls

2018-01-31 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Finance (11-Y 5-N) (Y: 11 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-17 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (9-Y 6-N) (Y: 9 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-01-31SenatePassed by indefinitely in Finance (11-Y 5-N)
2018-01-17SenateRereferred to Finance
2018-01-17SenateReported from Courts of Justice (9-Y 6-N)
2017-12-06SenateReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2017-12-06SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101238D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182308.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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