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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 085 : Weapons

Subchapter 001 : Generally

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 4023)
  • § 4023. Possession of firearms in hospital buildings prohibited

    (a) A person shall not knowingly possess a firearm while within a hospital building.

    (b) A person who violates this section shall be fined not more than $250.00.

    (c) This section shall not apply to a firearm possessed by a federal law enforcement officer or a law enforcement officer certified as a law enforcement officer by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council pursuant to 20 V.S.A. § 2358, for legitimate law enforcement purposes.

    (d) Notice of the provisions of this section shall be posted conspicuously at each public entrance to each hospital.

    (e) As used in this section:

    (1) “Firearm” has the same meaning as in subsection 4017(d) of this title.

    (2) “Hospital” has the same meaning as in 18 V.S.A. § 1902. (Added 2021, No. 87 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. July 1, 2022.)