Concealed handguns; allows faculty members at institutions of higher education to carry on campus. (HB1656)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas) with support from co-patron Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock)

Progress

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

Description

Possession of concealed handguns by faculty members at state institutions of higher education. Allows full-time faculty members of state institutions of higher education who possess a valid Virginia concealed handgun permit to carry a concealed handgun on campus. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/15/2008Committee
12/15/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 095960616
12/15/2008Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/10/2009Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety

Comments

Carson writes:

I attend GMU in Fairfax and I would feel much safer knowing that, if I can't carry, at least the professor and faculty can. We should fix the fact that I can't carry there as well.