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Passed Virginia Gun Law HB1392

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Legislation Overview

Title: School security officers; carrying a firearm in performance of duties.

Subject: Crimes and Offenses Generally: Criminal Procedure: Education: Weapons: Criminal Justice Services: Firearms: Commonwealth Public Safety

Description: School security officers; carrying a firearm in performance of duties. Authorizes a school security officer to carry a firearm in the performance of his duties if (i) within 10 years immediately prior to being hired by the local school board he was an active law-enforcement officer in the Commonwealth; (ii) he retired or resigned from his position as a law-enforcement officer in good standing; (iii) he meets the training and qualifications to carry a concealed handgun as a retired law-enforcement officer; (iv) he has met the additional training and certification requirements of the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS); (v) the local school board solicits input from the chief law-enforcement officer of the locality regarding the qualifications of the school security officer and receives verification from such chief law-enforcement officer that the school security officer is not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing, purchasing, or transporting a firearm; and (vi) the local school board grants him the authority to carry a firearm in the performance of his duties. The bill requires DCJS to establish additional firearms training and certification requirements for school security officers who carry a firearm in the performance of their duties. Existing law requires DCJS to establish minimum training and certification requirements for school security officers.

Session: 2017 Regular Session

Last Action: Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0311)

Last Action Date: March 13, 2017

Sponsors

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36 sponsors: Scott Lingamfelter (R); Richard Anderson (R); Mark Cole (R); Robert Marshall (R); Richard Bell (R); Jeffrey Campbell (R); Benjamin Cline (R); Christopher Collins (R); Kirkland Cox (R); Glenn Davis (R); Mark Dudenhefer (R); James Edmunds (R); Matt Fariss (R); Peter Farrell (R); Hyland Fowler (R); Nicholas Freitas (R); Scott Garrett (R); Thomas Greason (R); Gordon Helsel (R); Keith Hodges (R); Rocky Holcomb (R);Timothy Hugo (R); Chris Jones (R); Terry Kilgore (R); Steven Landes (R); Dave LaRock (R); James Massie (R); Jackson Miller (R); Rick Morris (R); Brenda Pogge (R); Margaret Ransone (R); Roxann Robinson (R); Christopher Stolle (R); Michael Webert (R); Tony Wilt (R); Thomas Wright (R);

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 36% (36 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Mar 13, 2017 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0311)
Mar 13, 2017 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 311 (effective 7/1/17)
House Feb 28, 2017 Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
Feb 28, 2017 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
House Feb 24, 2017 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1392ER)
Senate Feb 24, 2017 Signed by President
House Feb 24, 2017 Signed by Speaker
House Feb 24, 2017 Enrolled
House Feb 21, 2017 Senate substitute agreed to by House 17105369D-S2 (75-Y 22-N)
House Feb 21, 2017 VOTE: ADOPTION (75-Y 22-N)
House Feb 21, 2017 Placed on Calendar
Senate Feb 17, 2017 Committee substitute rejected 17105303D-S1
Senate Feb 17, 2017 Passed Senate with substitute (24-Y 16-N)
Senate Feb 17, 2017 Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1392S2
Senate Feb 17, 2017 Committee substitute agreed to 17105369D-S2
Senate Feb 17, 2017 Reading of substitute waived
Senate Feb 17, 2017 Read third time
Senate Feb 16, 2017 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
Senate Feb 15, 2017 Reported from Finance with substitute (11-Y 5-N)
Senate Feb 15, 2017 Committee substitute printed 17105369D-S2
Senate Feb 8, 2017 Rereferred to Finance
Senate Feb 8, 2017 Committee substitute printed 17105303D-S1
Senate Feb 8, 2017 Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 2-N)
Senate Jan 25, 2017 Constitutional reading dispensed
Senate Jan 25, 2017 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
House Jan 24, 2017 VOTE: PASSAGE (78-Y 19-N)
House Jan 24, 2017 Read third time and passed House (78-Y 19-N)
House Jan 23, 2017 Read second time
House Jan 23, 2017 Printed as engrossed 17100071D-E
House Jan 23, 2017 Engrossed by House as amended HB1392E
House Jan 23, 2017 Committee amendment agreed to
House Jan 20, 2017 Passed by for the day
House Jan 19, 2017 Read first time
House Jan 18, 2017 Reported from Education with amendment (15-Y 6-N)
House Jul 18, 2016 Referred to Committee on Education
House Jul 18, 2016 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100071D
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Chaptered Mar 13, 2017 state link bill text
Enrolled Feb 24, 2017 state link bill text
Comm Sub Feb 15, 2017 state link bill text
Comm Sub Feb 8, 2017 state link bill text
Engrossed Jan 23, 2017 state link bill text
Prefiled Jul 18, 2016 state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes

House: Reported from Education with amendment (15-Y 6-N)

House: VOTE: PASSAGE (78-Y 19-N)

Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 2-N)

Senate: Reported from Finance with substitute (11-Y 5-N)

Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (24-Y 16-N)

House: VOTE: ADOPTION (75-Y 22-N)

Link: http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?171+sum+HB1392

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