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Weapon-Free Higher Education Zones

Sponsored by:

Delegate Barnes, B.


In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Prohibiting the carrying or possession of specified firearms on the property of public institutions of higher education; providing for specified exceptions to the prohibition; and requiring the public institution of higher education to post signs in prominent locations on the property of the public institution of higher education, including at entrances to and exits from the property, designed to provide notice of the prohibition on the possession of firearms.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates B. Barnes, Anderson, Atterbeary, Brooks, Busch, Clippinger, Cullison, Davis, Ebersole, Fennell, Frush, Gutierrez, Healey, Hettleman, Hill, Hixson, Holmes, C. Howard, Jackson, Jalisi, Jameson, Jones, Kaiser, Korman, Krimm, Lafferty, Lam, Lierman, Luedtke, A. Miller, Moon, Morhaim, Platt, B. Robinson, Sanchez, Smith, Stein, Valderrama, and Waldstreicher
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0906
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0311 Session: 2011 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Appropriations  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Higher Education
Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Public Buildings and Facilities -see also- Stadiums; St Hse
Signs and Billboards
State Universities and Colleges
Weapons -see also- Guns
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
Article - Education

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March 30, 2016 6:12 P.M.