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HB1656

School security officers; employment by private or religious schools, carrying a firearm.

Status:
Enacted

Chief Patron:
Mark Cole (R)

Session:
2019 Regular Session

Summary

As introduced. School security officers; employment by private or religious schools; carrying a firearm in performance of duties.

Allows private or religious schools to employ a school security officer and to authorize a school security officer to carry a firearm in the performance of his duties, subject to the same criteria for carrying a firearm in the performance of his duties imposed on a school security officer employed by the local school board. The bill also updates the definition of school security officer in the assault and battery statute. (Less)
  • Bill History

  • 11/29/2018 - House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100833D
  • 11/29/2018 - House: Referred to Committee on Education
  • 01/11/2019 - House: Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
  • 01/16/2019 - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
  • 01/16/2019 - House: Impact statement from DPB (HB1656)
  • 01/21/2019 - House: Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N)
  • 01/23/2019 - House: Read first time
  • 01/24/2019 - House: Read second time and engrossed
  • 01/25/2019 - House: Read third time and passed House (78-Y 16-N)
  • 01/25/2019 - House: VOTE: PASSAGE (78-Y 16-N)
  • 01/28/2019 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 01/28/2019 - Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 02/06/2019 - Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
  • 02/08/2019 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/11/2019 - Senate: Read third time
  • 02/11/2019 - Senate: Passed Senate (34-Y 6-N)
  • 02/13/2019 - House: Enrolled
  • 02/13/2019 - House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1656ER)
  • 02/13/2019 - House: Impact statement from DPB (HB1656ER)
  • 02/13/2019 - House: Signed by Speaker
  • 02/14/2019 - Senate: Signed by President
  • 02/15/2019 - House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 15, 2019
  • 02/15/2019 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2019
  • 02/21/2019 - Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 120 (effective 7/1/19)
  • 02/21/2019 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0120)

Full text and vote history:

Virginia Legislative Information System

RichmondSunlight.com


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