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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2020 ‘Guns in Schools in Idaho.’ Guns in Public. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 28 November

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Guns in Schools in Idaho

Idaho prohibits any person, including a concealed weapons licensee, from possessing a firearm on the property of a private or public elementary or secondary school or in those portions of any building, stadium or other structure on school grounds which, at the time of the violation, were being used for an activity sponsored by or through a school, or while riding school provided transportation.

Exceptions to this prohibition include:

1) a person who lawfully possesses a firearm as part of a program, event, activity or other circumstance approved by the school board of trustees or governing board;
2) any adult not enrolled in a public or private elementary or secondary school who has lawful possession of a firearm secured and locked in his or her vehicle; or
3) a person who lawfully possesses a firearm in a private vehicle while delivering minor children, students or school employees to and from school or a school activity.

In addition, the board of trustees shall expel for a period of not less than one year, or may deny enrollment to, a student who possessed a firearm on school property. The board may modify the expulsion or denial of enrollment order on a case-by-case basis…

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