Firearms; control by localities in local government buildings and parks. (SB615)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Control of firearms by localities; local government buildings and parks. 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 and in public parks owned by the locality. The bill requires such ordinance to include a provision for security measures designed to reasonably prevent unauthorized access of such buildings or parks 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 and at the main entrances to public parks owned by this locality. This bill was incorporated into SB 35. Read the Bill »


01/13/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101883D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/13/2020Incorporated by Judiciary (SB35-Surovell) (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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