Concealed handguns; carrying with a permit by employees of any agency of the Commonwealth, etc. (HB669)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Carrying concealed handgun with a permit; employees of any agency of the Commonwealth or political subdivision thereof. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law or any rule, regulation, or workplace policy to the contrary, an employee of any agency of the Commonwealth or a political subdivision thereof with a valid concealed handgun permit may possess or carry a concealed handgun at his workplace. The bill provides, however, that any agency of the Commonwealth or a political subdivision thereof may prohibit employees from possessing or carrying a concealed handgun at their workplace only if such agency of the Commonwealth or a political subdivision thereof has employed law-enforcement officers or armed security officers to provide protection at such workplace, and such officers are stationed within the workplace building during operating hours. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/06/2020Committee
01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102184D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/20/2020Assigned PS sub: Firearms
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
02/11/2020Left in Public Safety

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