MD SB10 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB329


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 11 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-12 - Hearing 3/23 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Prohibiting a person from carrying or displaying a firearm on the premises of a privately or publicly owned building being used as a polling site during an election, including in a parking lot, or carrying or possessing a firearm within 100 feet of a polling site during an election, subject to certain exceptions; and establishing a certain civil penalty of up to $5,000 for a certain violation.

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Election Law – Polling Sites – Firearms Prohibitions


Roll Calls

2021-03-11 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 33 N: 13 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-03-04 - Senate - Floor Amendment 423023/1 (Senator Bailey) Rejected (Y: 17 N: 30 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2021-03-12HouseHearing 3/23 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-03-11HouseReferred Ways and Means
2021-03-11SenateThird Reading Passed (33-13)
2021-03-09SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-09SenateFloor Amendment {174831/1 (Senator Waldstreicher) Adopted
2021-03-09SenateMotion Returned Second Reading (Senator Waldstreicher) Adopted
2021-03-05SenateMotion Special Order until 3/9 (Senator Waldstreicher) Adopted
2021-03-04SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-04SenateFloor Amendment {423023/1 (Senator Bailey) Rejected (17-30)
2021-03-04SenateFavorable with Amendments {114131/1 Adopted
2021-03-03SenateMotion Laid Over (Senator Bailey) Adopted
2021-03-03SenateFavorable with Amendments {114131/1
2021-03-02SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-01-19SenateHearing 2/04 at 11:00 a.m.
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

SB10 (Carry Over) 2021-03-12 - Hearing 3/23 at 1:30 p.m.
HB450 (Crossfiled) 2021-01-18 - Hearing 2/02 at 1:30 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Election Law161002(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law16903(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law16904(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments