Firearm-free zones designated by the Commonwealth or a locality; waiver of sovereign immunity. (HB1757)

Introduced By

Del. John McGuire (R-Glen Allen) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)

Progress

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

Description

Firearm-free zones designated by the Commonwealth or a locality; waiver of sovereign immunity. Provides that if (i) the Commonwealth designates any property owned by it as a firearm-free zone or (ii) any locality designates such locality or any part of such locality as a firearm-free zone, the Commonwealth or such locality waives its sovereign immunity as it relates to any injuries sustained by persons lawfully present in such firearm-free zone. Read the Bill »

Status

12/17/2020: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
12/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101679D
12/17/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/05/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1757)

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