Dangerous weapons; authorization of place of religious worship to carry to such place. (SB1458)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Dangerous weapons; place of religious worship. Requires a person to have the express authorization of a place of religious worship to carry certain weapons to such place of worship while a meeting for religious purposes is being held. Current law requires such person to have a good and sufficient reason to do so. Amends § 18.2-283, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/16/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103727D
01/16/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1458)
01/23/2017Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)