Firearms, ammunition, etc.; control by localities in local government buildings. (SB505)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Control of firearms by localities; local government buildings. Authorizes a locality to adopt an ordinance prohibiting firearms, ammunition, or components or combination thereof in any building owned or used by such locality for governmental purposes. The bill requires such ordinance to include a provision for security measures designed to reasonably prevent unauthorized access of such buildings by a person with a firearm, ammunition, or components or combination thereof. The bill requires a locality to post notice of any such prohibition at all entrances of buildings used for governmental purposes. This bill was incorporated into SB 35. Read the Bill »


01/13/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/07/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104634D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/08/2020Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name
01/13/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB505)
01/13/2020Incorporated by Judiciary (SB35-Surovell) (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB505)