Student discipline; expulsion due to firearm or drug offenses. (HB752)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Student expulsion; pneumatic guns. Removes pneumatic guns from the list of weapons that require a school board to expel from school attendance for a period of not less than one year any student whom such school board has determined to have possessed such a weapon on school property or at a school-sponsored activity. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101497D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on Education
01/10/2014Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
01/29/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/03/2014Reported from Education (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2014Read first time
02/05/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2014Read third time and passed House (96-Y 2-N)
02/06/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/20/2014Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2014Committee substitute printed 14105041D-S1
02/21/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Read third time
02/24/2014Reading of substitute waived
02/24/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14105041D-S1
02/24/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB752S1
02/24/2014Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2014Placed on Calendar
02/26/2014Senate substitute agreed to by House 14105041D-S1 (98-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB752ER)
03/03/2014Signed by Speaker
03/06/2014Signed by President
04/07/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 765 (effective 7/1/14)
04/07/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0765)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 55 seconds.


Carol Lindstrom writes:

I have to add one note here look at this website for what can be considered as pneumatic guns And, here The simple BB gun still exists, but it exists along side very high grade target weapons that can carry a projectile equivalent to a 22 caliber rifle.

Ernest Bentley writes:

I use a cheap B&B gun to control rabbits and other small animals on my farm. The B&B gun KILLS. There have been newspaper accounts of children being killed by B&B guns.

There is no rational excuse for excepting pneumatic guns from the list of prohibited items in our schools.

Carol Noggle writes:

You should be happy to know that HB752 has not passed, but SB441 has. It passed in both the Senate and the House and retains the prohibition for pneumatic guns on school grounds.

Carol Lindstrom writes:

HB752 did pass today but with amendments from Senate that keep pneumatic guns in the list. The final was a well written bill that certainly covered all of my concerns. In my opinion, well done!