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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 100. Virginia Military Institute
Chapter 10. Prohibition of Weapons

8VAC100-10-20. Prohibition of weapons.

Possession, carrying, or storage of any weapon by any person, except a police officer, is prohibited (i) on institute property, to include academic buildings, administrative office buildings, support buildings, military training facilities, athletic facilities, barracks or any structure designated for cadet housing, or dining facilities, or (ii) while attending sporting, entertainment, or educational events. Entry upon any of this property in violation of this prohibition is expressly forbidden.

In addition to individuals authorized by institute policy, institute police officers are lawfully in charge for the purposes of forbidding entry upon or remaining upon institute property while possessing, carrying, or storing weapons in violation of this prohibition.

This prohibition would not apply to those activities falling under the Reserve Officer Training Corps programs, NCAA rifle teams, Trap and Skeet Club, VMI Firing Range(s) or Marksmanship Club, or other official institute club or other activities. These particular events will follow strict guidelines developed for these activities and are under the supervision of institute staff officials. This prohibition would also not apply to any individually authorized hunting or game reduction program expressly permitted by institute officials.

Statutory Authority

§§ 23-9.2:3 and 23-99 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 9, eff. December 19, 2011.

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