2009 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 551
Sponsored By:
Delegates Barnes, Frush, Pena-Melnyk, and Ross
Public Institutions of Higher Education - Firearms, Knives, and Deadly Weapons - Prohibition


Prohibiting the carrying or possession of firearms, knives, and deadly weapons on the property of public institutions of higher education; providing for exceptions to this prohibition for law enforcement officers, a person hired for the purpose of protecting the institution's property, a person engaged in shooting activity for educational purposes, and a person who has a written invitation from the president of the institution to engage in a historical demonstration; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Public Buildings and Facilities -see also- Stadiums; St Hse.
State Universities and Colleges
Weapons -see also- Guns

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 4-102 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered