Vol. 34 Iss. 22 - June 25, 2018

Chapter 60
Final Regulation

REGISTRAR'S NOTICE: The following amendments are exempt from the Administrative Process Act pursuant to § 2.2-4002 C of the Code of Virginia, which provides that minor changes to regulations published in the Administrative Code under the Virginia Register Act, Chapter 41 (§ 2.2-4100 et seq.) of Title 2.2 of the Code of Virginia, made by the Virginia Code Commission pursuant to § 30-150 of the Code of Virginia, shall be exempt from the provisions of the Administrative Process Act.

Title of Regulation: 8VAC90-60. Weapons Regulation (amending 8VAC90-60-10).

Statutory Authority: § 23.1-1301 of the Code of Virginia.

Effective Date: June 6, 2018.

Agency Contact: Jacqueline Kniska, University Chief Integrity and Compliance Officer, Virginia Commonwealth University, P.O. Box 842503, 918 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23284, telephone (804) 828-3976, or email


The amendments correct a citation to the Code of Virginia made necessary by the recodification of Title 23 of the Code of Virginia to Title 23.1.

8VAC90-60-10. 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 a law-enforcement official appointed pursuant to Article 3 (§ 15.2-1609 et seq.) of Chapter 16 and Chapter 17 (§ 15.2-1700 et seq.) of Title 15.2, Chapter 17 (§ 23-232 Article 3 (§ 23.1-809 et seq.) of Chapter 8 of Title 23 23.1, Chapter 2 (§ 29.1-200 et seq.) of Title 29.1, and Chapter 1 (§ 52-1 et seq.) of Title 52 of the Code of Virginia and sworn federal law-enforcement officers.

"University property" means any property owned, leased, or controlled by Virginia Commonwealth University.

"Weapon" means (i) any pistol, revolver, or other weapon designed or intended to propel a missile of any kind; (ii) any dirk, bowie knife, switchblade knife, ballistic knife, razor slingshot, spring stick, metal knucks, blackjack; (iii) any flailing instrument consisting of two or more rigid parts connected in such manner as to allow them to swing freely, which may be known as nun chahka, nun chuck, nunchaku, shuriken, or fighting chain; or (iv) any disc, of whatever configuration, having at least two points or pointed blades that is designed to be thrown or propelled and that may be known as throwing star or oriental dart.

VA.R. Doc. No. R18-5521; Filed June 1, 2018, 9:48 a.m.