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: February 12, 2008
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Volume ID: VID00003
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NOTICE OF PROPOSED REGULATION AMENDMENT


Date: February 12, 2008

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

SUMMARY: The amendment provides that the University's armored car vendor is authorized
to possess firearms on campus.

AUTHORITY: BOG Resolution dated January 7, 2003

COMMENTS CONCERNING THE PROPOSED REGULATION SHOULD BE
SUBMITTED WITHIN 14 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE TO THE
CONTACT PERSON IDENTIFIED BELOW. The comments must identify the regulation
you are commenting on.

THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED REGULATION
IS: Rebecca J. Holt, Administrative Assistant, 123 Tigert Hall, Post Office Box 113125,
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, 352-392-1358 office, 352-392-4387 facsimile,
regulations@ufl.edu.

NAME OF PERSON WHO APPROVED THE PROPOSED REGULATION: Ed Poppell,
Vice President for Business Affairs

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 regulation to 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.

(b) The term "firearm" is defined for the purposes of this regulation to have 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 13th Street and Museum Road and be

taken directly and immediately to the Police Station. 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









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 firearms on the campus are members of

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

University Rifle Teams, the University's armored car vendor, and the staff of the Florida State

Museum when the firearms are a part 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.

(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









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.

(f) 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 Business AffairsFinancc and Administration and 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 6C1-2.01, Amended 9-16-99, 3-31-06,




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