New rules for adoptions or foster children in Virginia
R. Possession of any weapons, including firearms, in the home or independent living arrangement shall comply with federal and state laws and local ordinances.
1. Any firearms and other weapons shall be unloaded and stored with the weapon's safety mechanisms activated in a locked closet or cabinet.
2. Ammunition shall be stored in a locked location separate from the weapon.
3. The key or combination to the locked closet and cabinet shall at all times be maintained out of reach of all children in the home.