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Department of Conservation and Recreation
Department of Conservation and Recreation
Virginia State Parks Regulations [4 VAC 5 ‑ 30]
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Department of Conservation and Recreation's Virginia State Park Regulation on Firearms (4 VAC 5-30-200)
General Information
Action Summary The Department of Conservation and Recreation is amending its State Parks regulation on Firearms (4 VAC 5-30-200) to allow for the carry of concealed weapons within State Parks by holders of a valid Concealed Handgun Permit issued pursuant to § 18.2-308. Prior to this action, the carry or possession of firearms was limited to employees, police officers, or officers of the Department. The regulation also did not apply in areas designated for hunting by the Department. This action is prompted by an opinion from the Attorney General and a directive from the Governor.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: § 2.2-4006(A)(4)(a)
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2103 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/12/2003.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Lisa McGee  / Policy and Planning Director
Address: 600 East Main Street, 24th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-4378    FAX: (804)786-6141    TDD: ()-

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