MD HB468 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 20-0)
Status: Introduced on February 1 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-01 - Hearing 2/25 at 10:00 a.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Prohibiting a person from storing or leaving a loaded or unloaded firearm in a location where a child could gain access to the firearm unless the firearm is locked by a certain safety lock or is secured in a container that is capable of preventing an unintended person from gaining access to the contents; altering the definition of "child" to be an individual under the age of 18 years instead of 16 years; and providing a penalty for a violation of the Act of imprisonment not exceeding 2 years or a fine not exceeding $1,000 or both.

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Title

Public Safety - Access to Firearms - Storage Requirements

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-01HouseHearing 2/25 at 10:00 a.m.
2019-02-01HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

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