Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 45. James Madison University
8/9/2020

Chapter 10. Weapons on Campus

8VAC45-10-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Police officer" means law-enforcement officials appointed pursuant to Article 3 (§ 15.2-1609 et seq.) of Chapter 16 or Chapter 17 (§ 15.2-1700 et seq.) of Title 15.2, Chapter 17 (§ 23-232 et seq.) of Title 23, Chapter 2 (§ 29.1-200 et seq.) of Title 29.1, or Chapter 1 (§ 52-1 et seq.) of Title 52 of the Code of Virginia or sworn federal law-enforcement officers.

"University property" means any property owned, leased, or controlled by James Madison University.

"Weapon" means any firearm or any other weapon listed in § 18.2-308 A of the Code of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§ 23-164.6 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 16, eff. March 29, 2013.

8VAC45-10-20. Possession of weapons prohibited.

Possession or carrying of any weapon by any person, except a police officer, is prohibited on university property in any buildings or any outdoor area to which access is restricted to members of the university community and invited guests, or while attending any university events or university sanctioned events. Entry upon the aforementioned university property in violation of this prohibition is expressly forbidden.

Statutory Authority

§ 23-164.6 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 16, eff. March 29, 2013.

8VAC45-10-30. Person lawfully in charge.

In addition to individuals authorized by university policy, James Madison University police officers are lawfully in charge for the purposes of forbidding entry upon or remaining upon university property while possessing or carrying weapons in violation of this chapter.

Statutory Authority

§ 23-164.6 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 16, eff. March 29, 2013.



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