MD SB156 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Republican 15-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 13 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-14 - Referred Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Exempting an applicant for a handgun qualification license from the requirement to complete a firearms safety training course if the applicant is a certain retired law enforcement officer or a certain active or retired correctional officer, sheriff, or deputy sheriff who has successfully completed an initial correctional officer, sheriff, or deputy sheriff firearms training course approved by the Secretary of State Police.

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Handgun Qualification License - Training Requirement - Exemption


Roll Calls

2020-02-13 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2020-02-14HouseReferred Judiciary
2020-02-13SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2020-02-11SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-02-11SenateFavorable with Amendments {178475/1 Adopted
2020-02-10SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2020-01-14SenateHearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-13SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings

Same As/Similar To

HB265 (Crossfiled) 2020-01-22 - Hearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Public Safety5117.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments