Possession of certain weapons; expulsion for possession thereof on school property. (HB1516)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Possession of certain weapons on school property; expulsion. Requires a school board to expel from school for at least one year a student who possesses certain weapons on school property or at a school-sponsored activity. Current law relates to "bringing" weapons to school. Read the Bill »


04/05/2006: signed by governor


01/20/2006Presented and ordered printed 063944524
01/20/2006Referred to Committee on Education
01/30/2006Reported from Education with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006Read first time
02/01/2006Read second time
02/01/2006Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2006Engrossed by House as amended HB1516E
02/01/2006Printed as engrossed 063944524-E
02/02/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/02/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/02/2006Communicated to Senate
02/03/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/06/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB1516E)
02/23/2006Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Read third time
02/27/2006Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1516ER)
03/07/2006Signed by Speaker
03/08/2006Signed by President
03/15/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB1516ER)
04/05/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 703 (effective 7/1/06)
04/14/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0703)