2011 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Sponsored By:
Delegates Valentino-Smith, Anderson, Dumais, Haynes, Healey, A. Kelly, Mitchell, Nathan-Pulliam, Rosenberg, Simmons, Summers, V. Turner, and Washington
Criminal Law - Possession of a Handgun - Institutions of Higher Education and Hospitals


Prohibiting a person from committing a specified violation relating to wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun while on or in the property of an institution of higher education where postsecondary courses are conducted or in the facility of a hospital; and establishing a penalty for a violation of the Act.

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 3/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Geraldine Valentino-Smith, District 23A
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr., District 44
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Michael G. Summers, District 47
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Mary L. Washington, District 43

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Weapons -see also- Guns

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 4-203 , 4-203 )
( 10-101 )
Health - General
( 19-301 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :