Foster care homes; firearm storage on premises. (HB1055)

Introduced By

Sen. Todd E. Pillion (R-Abingdon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Foster care homes; firearm storage. Authorizes a person in lawful possession of a firearm, ammunition, or components or combination thereof to store such items on the premises of a foster care home in a locked container, compartment, or cabinet with safety mechanisms activated. The bill provides that any person residing on the premises of a foster care home may lawfully carry a firearm in the presence of a child placed in foster care provided that such person is off the premises of the foster care home. The bill does not apply to persons residing in a licensed or approved foster care home in which no child in foster care is currently placed. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102633D
01/13/2016Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/21/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1055)
01/27/2016Assigned to sub: #1
01/27/2016Assigned MPPS sub: #1
01/28/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety