School board property, certain; establishment of gun-free zone permitted. (HB1909)

Introduced By

Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Sterling) with support from co-patrons Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly), and Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certain school board property; establishment of gun-free zone permitted. Permits any school board to deem any non-school zone property that it owns or leases as a gun-free zone and prohibit any individual from knowingly possessing any firearm designed or intended to expel a projectile by action of an explosion of a combustible material while such individual is upon such property, except certain individuals such as law-enforcement officers and qualified retired law-enforcement officers. Read the Bill »


01/22/2021: passed committee


01/09/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100496D
01/09/2021Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/12/2021Assigned PS sub: Firearms
01/18/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1909)
01/19/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 2-N)
01/20/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/22/2021Reported from Public Safety with substitute (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Committee substitute printed 21103262D-H1
01/25/2021Read first time
01/26/2021Read second time
01/26/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103262D-H1
01/26/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1909H1

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