Outdoor theaters, cabarets, etc.; localities may adopt an ordinance to prohibit firearms on premise. (SB33)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton) with support from co-patron Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Control of firearms; outdoor theaters, cabarets, carnivals, and fairs. Provides that localities may adopt an ordinance that prohibits firearms, ammunition, or components or combinations thereof at outdoor theaters, cabarets, carnivals, and fairs at which 500 or more persons are authorized to lawfully attend. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/19/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 087890256
12/19/2007Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/22/2008Failed to report (defeated) in Local Government (5-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)

Comments

VACPS, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

Defeated in committee

Gary Hill writes:

A knee jerk bill that is a total waste of time. Only people who would obey it are the ones that would not be causing trouble in the first place. It just creates gun free victim zones. Quit wasting the taxpayers money on these idiotic laws