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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Senate Local Courts Defeats Attack on Preemption

Yesterday, the Senate Local Government Committee defeated SB268 by a vote of 9 to 6. This bill would have created a patchwork of local gun restrictions by allowing local governments to pass ordinances banning firearms on property owned or leased by the locality. It would have also applied to access roads and parking areas for those facilities.

Please contact the following members of the Senate Local Government Committee and thank them for defeating SB268.

State Senator Emmett W. Hanger, Jr. (R-24)
(804) 698-7524
mailto:district24@senate.virginia.gov

State Senator Mark R. Herring (D-33)
(804) 698-7533
mailto:district33@senate.virginia.gov

State Senator Stephen H. Martin (R-11)
(804) 698-7511
mailto:district11@senate.virginia.gov

State Senator Mark D. Obenshain (R-26)
(804) 698-7526
mailto:district26@senate.virginia.gov

State Senator Frederick M. Quayle (R-13)
(804) 698-7513
mailto:district13@senate.virginia.gov

State Senator Wm. Roscoe Reynolds (D-20)
(804) 698-7520
mailto:district20@senate.virginia.gov

State Senator Frank M. Ruff, Jr. (R-15)
(804) 698-7515
mailto:district15@senate.virginia.gov%20

State Senator Ralph K. Smith (R-22)
(804) 698-7522
mailto:district22@senate.virginia.gov

State Senator Richard H. Stuart (R-28)
(804) 698-7528
district28@senate.virginia.gov

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