Title: University of Florida regulations : public functions
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Title: University of Florida regulations : public functions
Series Title: University of Florida regulations : public functions
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Creator: Office of the Vice President and General Counsel, University of Florida
Publisher: Office of the Vice President and General Counsel
Publication Date: March 14, 2006
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Volume ID: VID00002
Source Institution: University of Florida
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NOTICE OF CHANGE IN PROPOSED REGULATION


Date: March 14, 2006

REGULATION TITLE: REGULATION NO.:
Possession and Use of Firearms 6C1-2.001

SUMMARY OF CHANGES: The University of Florida, in response to comments received
concerning the amendments to the above regulation, has changed the regulation:
(i) to clarify that firearms authorized to be on campus and stored at
the University police station must be unloaded at all times, even when in
transit to and from the police station.
(ii) to clarify that firearms authorized to be on campus and stored at
the University police station should be transported directly to the
University police station along the same route provided in the regulation
for removal of firearms from campus.
(iii) to expand the locations at which individuals may possess firearms
to be utilized in 4-H approved firearms education programs to include any
property designated for use by 4-H.


THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION IS ATTACHED TO THIS
NOTICE.











REGULATIONS OF


,UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


6C1-2.001 possession and Use of Firearms.


(1) The possession of firearms on the University campus or any land or property


occupied by the University of Florida is prohibited, _


(2) Definitions


(a) The University "campus" is defined for purposes of this regulationto include those


lands located in the City of Gainesville, Florida, occupied by the University of Florida, and


bounded generally by 13th Street on the East, University Avenue on the North, 34th Street on the


West and Archer Road on the South, including premises occupied by fraternities and sororities


officially recognized by the University _______________


(s The term "firearm" is defined for the purposes of this regulatiolkto ave the same

meaning set forth in Section 790.001(6), Florida Statutes, provided "firearm", shall also include


antique firearms,


(3) Notwithstanding the foregoing, firearms are permitted under the following limited


circumstances:


(a) Campus residents are permitted to store firearms in an area designated by the

University Police at the University Police Station only. Firearms in transit to the Police Station


for storage shall enter the campus at the intersection of 13h Street andvMuseum Road and be


taken directly and immediately to the Police Stationl Firearms in transit from the Police Station


'shall be removed from the campus directly and immediately along the same route. Firearms

must be unloaded when on the University campus, whether in storage or in transit to or from


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Deleted: include pellet guns and similar
weapons
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and cleaning of these firearms is provided
at this designated storage facility
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storage facility for use, the weapon
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storage. Authorization must be acquired from the University Police for possession of the firearm

while traveling between the storage facility and the campus perimeter. Possession of a firearm

anywhere else on campus is prohibited.

(b) Those presently authorized to possess firearmson the campus are members of

governmental agencies authorized by law to possess firearms the University Police, members of

University Rifle Teams, and the staff of the Florida State Museum when the firearms are apart

of the museum collection and are for the exhibit purposes or used in specimen collection.

(c) ROTC cadets may drill with unloaded rifles which have the firing pin removed

when under the supervision of ROTC officers and cadre. Members of the Rifle Teams are

authorized to have possession of their firearms only when under the supervision of ROTC cadre

personnel on the firing range or in the ROTC Armory.

S (d) The following persons are authorized to possess firearms at Institute of Food and

Agricultural Sciences Research and Education Centers:

1. Deputized law enforcement officers living at a center who are issued a firearm as

part of their employment:

2. Employees engaged in properly permitted wildlife depredation activities carried out

to protect research projects being conducted at a center: and

3. Employees temporarily residing at a center, provided the firearm is kept unloaded,

equipped with a trigger lock, and locked in a secured location in the residence, In addition to

any specific requirements set forth above, firearms shall be handled, used and stored in a safe

and responsible manner and in accordance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. A

Center director shall be notified prior to any firearm being brought onto Center property and


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Deleted: Any student or employee,
including faculty, administration, and
staff members, shall be immediately
suspended for violation of this policy
When required under applicable
university disciplinary rules or provisions
of the applicable collective bargaining
agreement, such a suspension shall be
interim in nature until a proper hearing
can be held by the appropriate hearing
body to determine the facts and
circumstances of the violation
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shall have the right to prohibit or limit the use, handling or storage of firearms at the Center for

the safety of persons at the Center.

(e) Individuals participating in approved firearms education programs conducted on

properties designated for 4-H use may utilize firearms on the property, provided firearms shall

be handled, used and stored in a safe and responsible manner and in accordance with all

applicable laws, rules and regulations. The program coordinator or property manager shall have

the right to prohibit or limit the use. handling or storage of firearms on properties designated for

4-H use for the safety of persons on the property.

(Q Should it be necessary or desirable for the use of firearms in any of the academic

programs of the University, then permission for such use must be applied for and granted by the

Provost or designee, Vice President for Finance and Administrationand the Chief of Police of

the University Police Department.

(5) Any student or employee, including faculty, administration, and staff members, shall

be immediately suspended for violation of this regulation. When required under applicable

university disciplinary regulations or provisions of the applicable collective bargaining

agreement, such a suspension shall be interim in nature until a proper hearing can be held by the

appropriate hearing body to determine the facts and circumstances of the violation.


Specific Authority: BOG Resolution dated January 7, 2003,

History--New 9-29-75, Formerly 6C 1-2.01, Amended 9-16-99,


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Deleted: 240 132(1), 240 227(1),
240 261(2) FS
Deleted: Law Implemented 240 132,
240 227(5), (13) FS




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