Firearms; property or facilities owned or leased by localities. (SB1228)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield) with support from co-patron Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Control of firearms; property owned or leased by localities. Repeals provisions preventing localities from adopting ordinances and taking administrative actions regarding firearms and authorizes localities to adopt ordinances that prohibit firearms, ammunition, or components, or a combination thereof, on property owned or leased by a locality. Amends § 15.2-915, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/09/2013 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103109D
  • 01/09/2013 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 01/18/2013 Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (6-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)