Firearms; control in local government buildings, waiver of sovereign immunity. (HB1382)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Campbell (R-Marion)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Control of firearms in local government buildings; waiver of sovereign immunity. Provides that any locality that adopts an ordinance or policy that generally prohibits firearms, ammunition, or components or combination thereof in any building owned or used by such locality for governmental purposes shall waive its sovereign immunity protection with regard to any civil claim for damages brought by an individual who claims his injuries are the result, at least in part, of such ordinance or policy. In such instance, a locality will be subject to an ordinary negligence standard for its invitees. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104659D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/16/2020Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (HB1382)
01/20/2020Assigned PS sub: Firearms
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 2-N)
02/11/2020Left in Public Safety