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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 115. College of William And Mary; Richard Bland College
Chapter 30. Richard Bland College Weapons on Campus Regulation
5/24/2024

8VAC115-30-20. Possession of weapons prohibited; exceptions.

A. Possession, storing, or carrying of any weapon by any person is prohibited on college property, whether in any college building; while attending an athletic, academic, social, recreational, or educational event; or on vehicles or vessels that are college property. This prohibition also applies to all events or activities on college property where people congregate in any public or outdoor areas.

B. This prohibition does not apply to:

1. Police officers on college property in an official capacity pursuant to a college request, mutual aid agreement, or on active duty and within their jurisdiction; or

2. A college employee possessing, storing, or carrying a weapon as expressly authorized or required by the terms of the college employment.

C. Entry upon such college property in violation of this prohibition is expressly forbidden. Persons violating this prohibition will be asked to remove the weapon immediately from college property. Failure to comply with this request may result in arrest for trespass. Members of the college community are also subject to disciplinary action.

Statutory Authority

§ 23.1-1301 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 13, eff. February 7, 2012; amended Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 10, eff. January 2, 2019.

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