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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-28.1

PERSONNEL

Firearms and Weapons
Unless specifically authorized by the Superintendent or designee, employees, agents and volunteers of the School Board may not possess or use firearms or weapons of any kind on School Board premises, school buses, or at any School Board sponsored function or extracurricular activity. 
The provisions of this regulation shall not apply to persons who possess such weapon(s) or firearms as a part of the school’s curriculum or activities sponsored by the school or any organization permitted by the School Board to use its premises or a person possessing a knife customarily used for food preparation or service in the or any organization permitted by the School Board to use its premises or a person possessing a knife customarily used for food preparation or service in the performance of his/her duties and responsibilities and using it for such purpose as a hand tool.

Editor’s Note:
See school division website: www.vbschools.com
See
Policy 3-63 Safety: Weapons on School Property
See Regulation 5-36.4 Weapons/Explosives/Firearms
See Regulation 5-36.7 Possession/Use of Pepper Gas, Mace or Similar Substances


Legal Reference:
Code of Virginia § 18.2-308.1, as amended.  Possession of firearm, stun weapon, or other weapon on school property prohibited.
Approved by Superintendent: January 18, 1994
Revised by Superintendent: March 8, 2004
Revised by Superintendent: March 8, 2006
Revised by Superintendent: April 5, 2011