Firearms; prohibited at certain preschools and child day centers. (SB1453)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Firearms on school property. Adds public, private, or religious preschools and child day centers that are not operated at the residence of the provider or of any of the children to the list of schools where possessing a firearm on school property or on a school bus is prohibited. Under current law, the list of such schools only includes public, private, or religious elementary, middle, or high schools. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/16/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103787D
01/16/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2017Impact statement from VCSC (SB1453)
01/19/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1453)
01/23/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (7-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/23/2017Rereferred to Finance
01/31/2017Passed by indefinitely in Finance (11-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)