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Department of General Services
Regulations Banning Concealed Firearms in Offices Occupied by Executive Branch Agencies [1 VAC 30 ‑ 105]
Action Promulgation of new regulation banning concealed firearms in executive branch agency offices
Stage Emergency/NOIRA
Comment Period Ends 1/27/2016
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12/20/15  12:54 pm
Commenter: Richard Cooke, VA Citizen

Repeal this executive action

This proposed regulation is a solution for which there is no problem.

As we have seen - persons breaking the law - disregard signs and regulations prohibiting firearms. Creating another gun free zone will not change the motivation of the criminal.

Also - please review the legality of this order - it appears the governor has procedurally overstepped the bounds of the legislature.

The order is also incomplete - there is no mention of if someone disobeys this order on what the penalty is - is it a misdemeanor? a felony? which part for of the Virginia code 18.2- 283 to 915 does this append? 

There are too many basic legal questions to allow this incomplete order to stand.

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