Delegate Mark Cole

Del. Cole Introduces Bill to Allow Some Teachers to Carry Guns in Schools

by | Jan 14, 2016 | Government

By Susan Larson. File photo of Del. Mark Cole copyright Fredericksburg.Today.

Del. Mark Cole (R-VA-88) introduced a bill to permit former law-enforcement now working in Virginia public schools to carry any firearm.

House Bill No. 167 applies specifically to school board employees of Virginia elementary and secondary schools who are former law-enforcement officers in good standing.

School board employees who are former law-enforcement officers; possession of firearms. Permits any local school board to allow any school board employee who is a former law-enforcement officer and ceased or retired from serving in such capacity while in good standing to possess any firearm designed or intended to expel a projectile by action of an explosion of a combustible material upon (i) any public elementary or secondary school in the school division, including buildings and grounds; (ii) that portion of any property open to the public and then exclusively used for school-sponsored functions or extracurricular activities while such functions or activities are taking place; and (iii) any school bus owned or operated by the local school board.

In 2014 Cole introduced a bill that would allow possession of a stun weapon, knife or other weapon, or a firearm on private or religious school property. HB 114 never made it out of the Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety.

The Virginia General Assembly convenes its 2016 regular session on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. The 60-day session ends on March 12, 2016.

Who Represents Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford in Virginia’s House of Delegates
Del. Michael T. Futrell (D)
House of Delegates District 2 – Counties of Prince William (part) and Stafford (part)
Member since 2014
Email Address:[email protected]

Del. William J. Howell (R), Speaker of the House
House of Delegates District 28 – County of Stafford (part); City of Fredericksburg (part)
Member since 1988. Speaker since 2003.
Email Address:[email protected]

Del. Robert D. Orrock Sr. (R)
House of Delegates District 54 – Counties of Caroline (part) and Spotsylvania (part)
Member since 1990
Email Address:[email protected]

Del. Hyland F. (Buddy) Fowler Jr. (R)
House of Delegates District 55 – Counties of Caroline (part), Hanover (part), and Spotsylvania (part)
Member since 2014
Email Address:[email protected]

Del. Peter F. Farrell (R)
House of Delegates District 56 – Counties of Goochland (part), Henrico (part), Louisa, and Spotsylvania (part)
Member since 2012
Email Address:[email protected]

Del. Mark L. Cole (R)
House of Delegates District 88 – Counties of Fauquier (part), Spotsylvania (part), and Stafford (part); City of Fredericksburg (part)
Member since 2002
Email Address:[email protected]

Who Represents theFredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford in Virginia’s Senate
Sen. Ryan T. McDougle (R)
Senate District 4 – Caroline County (All); Essex County (All); Hanover County (Part); King George County (Part); Lancaster County (All); Middlesex County (All); Northumberland County (All); Richmond County (All); Spotsylvania County (Part); Westmoreland County (Part).
Member of the Senate since 2006. Member of House: 2002-2006
Email: [email protected]

Sen. Bryce E. Reeves (R)
Senate District 17 – Albemarle County (Part); Culpeper County (Part); Fredericksburg City (All); Louisa County (Part); Orange County (All); Spotsylvania County (Part)
Member since 2012
Email: [email protected]

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R)
Senate District 27 – Clarke County (All); Culpeper County (Part); Fauquier County (All); Frederick County (All); Loudoun County (Part); Stafford County (Part); Winchester City (All)
Member since 2008
Email: [email protected]

Sen. Richard H. Stuart (R)
Senate District 28 – King George County (Part); Prince William County (Part); Spotsylvania County (Part); Stafford County (Part); Westmoreland County (Part)
Member since 2008
Email: [email protected]

Senator Linda Toddy T. Puller (D)
Senate District 36 – Fairfax County (Part); Prince William County (Part); Stafford County (Part)
Member of Senate since 2000. Member of House: 1992-2000.
Email: [email protected]

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