Firearm, stun weapon, or other weapon; possession on school property. (SB1191)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Firearms on school property. Amends statute that makes it a Class 6 felony to possess a firearm on school property or school bus to require that the person must have knowingly possessed the firearm. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102790D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/26/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2015Read second time
01/28/2015Reading of amendments waived
01/28/2015Committee amendments agreed to
01/28/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1191E
01/28/2015Printed as engrossed 15102790D-E
01/29/2015Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2015Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2015Passed Senate (28-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Placed on Calendar
02/06/2015Read first time
02/06/2015Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/06/2015Assigned MPPS sub: #1
02/06/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1191E)
02/12/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/13/2015Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Read second time
02/17/2015Read third time
02/17/2015Passed by for the day
02/18/2015Read third time
02/18/2015Passed House (93-Y 5-N)
02/18/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1191ER)
02/23/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1191ER)
02/23/2015Signed by Speaker
02/24/2015Signed by President
02/25/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/25/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/25/15
02/25/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/17/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 289 (effective 7/1/15)
03/17/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0289)


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 1 minute.