Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of General Services
Department of General Services
Regulations Banning Concealed Firearms in Offices Occupied by Executive Branch Agencies [1 VAC 30 ‑ 105]
Promulgation of new regulation banning concealed firearms in executive branch agency offices
Action 4474
General Information
Action Summary This regulation implements Executive Order 50 (McAuliffe 2015), which bans firearms in executive branch agency offices. This regulation prohibits concealed firearms in offices and workplace facilities under the ownership, lease, or control of an executive branch agency, and includes a requirement for posting signs to this effect. The Executive Order directs DGS to propose regulations within 30 days of the EO.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004572]
New Periodic Review This action will be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7379 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
7579 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/21/2016.
7781 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/27/2017.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Rhonda Bishton  / Director's Executive Administrative Assistant
Address: 1100 Bank Street
Suite 420
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-3311    FAX: (804)371-8305    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.