Firearms; workplace rule by locality that prevents storing in locked motor vehicle, exceptions. (HB375)

Introduced By

Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Control of firearms by localities; workplace rules.  Prohibits localities from adopting a workplace rule that prevents an employee from storing a lawfully possessed firearm and ammunition in his locked motor vehicle. The firearm must be in a secured container or compartment in the vehicle. Amends § 15.2-915, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100430D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/25/2012Assigned MPPS sub: #1
01/26/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 0-N)
01/27/2012Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Read first time
01/31/2012Read second time
01/31/2012Passed by for the day
02/01/2012Read second time
02/01/2012Amendments by Delegate Pogge agreed to
02/01/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB375E
02/01/2012Printed as engrossed 12100430D-E
02/02/2012Read third time and passed House (75-Y 25-N)
02/02/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (75-Y 25-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/20/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Committee substitute printed 12105517D-S1
02/21/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Passed by for the day
02/23/2012Read third time
02/23/2012Committee substitute rejected 12105517D-S1
02/23/2012Floor substitute printed 12105585D-S2 (Norment)
02/23/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/23/2012Substitute by Senator Norment agreed to 12105585D-S2 (25-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute HB375S2
02/23/2012Passed Senate with substitute (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Passed Senate with substitute (25-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Placed on Calendar
02/27/2012Passed by for the day
02/28/2012Senate substitute rejected by House (1-Y 97-N)
02/28/2012VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 97-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Passed by temporarily
03/01/2012Senate insisted on substitute (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Senate requested conference committee
03/02/2012House acceded to request
03/05/2012Conferees appointed by Senate
03/05/2012Senators: Stanley, Reeves, Garrett
03/06/2012Conferees appointed by House
03/06/2012Delegates: Pogge, Merricks, Kory
03/08/2012Conference report agreed to by Senate (26-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2012Conference substitute printed 12105999D-H1
03/08/2012Conference report agreed to by House (71-Y 27-N)
03/08/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (71-Y 27-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB375ER)
03/10/2012Signed by Speaker
03/10/2012Signed by President
04/09/2012Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/2012Placed on Calendar
04/18/2012House concurred in Governor's recommendation (65-Y 29-N)
04/18/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (65-Y 29-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (26-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/18/2012Reenrolled bill text (HB375ER2)
04/18/2012Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/18/2012Signed by President as reenrolled
04/18/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 757 (effective 7/1/12)
04/18/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0757)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 10 clips in all, totaling 1 hour.