Concealed handguns; authorization and training for persons designated to carry on school property. (HB76)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Authorization and training for persons designated to carry concealed handguns on school property. Permits a school board or an administrator of a private school to designate one or more qualified persons for every school who may carry a concealed handgun on school property. Such qualified persons include certain school division employees, certain school volunteers who carry valid concealed handgun permits, and certain retired law-enforcement officers. Any person designated to carry a concealed handgun must be certified and trained by the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety or the National Rifle Association in the storage, use, and handling of a concealed handgun. The bill also outlines the training requirements for designated persons to be established by the Department of Criminal Justice Services. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/07/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100734D
12/07/2015Referred to Committee on Education
12/07/2015Introduced bill reprinted 16100734D
01/15/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Elementary and Secondary Education
01/19/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB76)
02/16/2016Left in Education