Weapons; prohibition at airports, exception for handguns. (HB2027)

Introduced By

Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), and Del. Scott Taylor (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prohibition on weapons at airport; exception for handguns. Provides that a person may lawfully possess or transport a handgun into any portion of an air carrier airport terminal other than the secured area of the terminal. The bill requires the authority, commission, or other entity that operates an airport terminal containing a secured area to post at least one notice in a conspicuous location at each entrance to a secured area informing the public that they are entering a secured area and listing the items restricted from being possessed or transported in the secured area. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101013D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/27/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2027)
02/11/2015Left in Transportation