MD SB646 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 19-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 17 2020 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-03-17 - Referred Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Altering a certain prohibition to prohibit a person from storing or leaving a firearm in a location where a minor could gain access to the firearm; altering a certain exception to the prohibition; establishing certain exceptions to the prohibition; prohibiting a person from storing or leaving a firearm in a location where an unsupervised minor could gain access to the firearm and an unsupervised minor does gain access to the firearm, and the firearm causes harm to the minor or another person; establishing certain penalties; etc.

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Public Safety – Access to Firearms – Storage Requirements (Jaelynn’s Law)


Roll Calls

2020-03-17 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 29 N: 16 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-03-17 - Senate - Floor Amendment 743824/1 (Senator Serafini) Rejected (Y: 18 N: 27 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [FAIL]
2020-03-17 - Senate - Floor Amendment 463920/1 (Senator Bailey) Rejected (Y: 16 N: 28 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [FAIL]


2020-03-17HouseReferred Judiciary
2020-03-17SenateThird Reading Passed (29-16)
2020-03-17SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-17SenateFloor Amendment {743824/1 (Senator Serafini) Rejected (18-27)
2020-03-17SenateFloor Amendment {463920/1 (Senator Bailey) Rejected (16-28)
2020-03-16SenateMotion Special Order until Next Session (Senator Jennings) Adopted
2020-03-16SenateFloor Amendment {463920/1 (Senator Bailey)
2020-03-16SenateFavorable with Amendments Adopted
2020-03-16SenateCommittee Amendment Adopted
2020-03-16SenateFavorable with Amendments {228870/1
2020-03-13SenateMotion Special Order until 3/16 (Senator Hough) Adopted
2020-03-13SenateFavorable with Amendments {228870/1
2020-03-12SenateMotion Laid Over (Senator Smith) Adopted
2020-03-12SenateFavorable with Amendments {228870/1
2020-03-11SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2020-02-06SenateHearing 2/20 at 12:00 p.m.
2020-02-03SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings

Same As/Similar To

HB636 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-03 - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Criminal Law4104(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments