MD SB852 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB339
Note: Carry Over of previous SB35


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 14-0)
Status: Engrossed on April 2 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-04-02 - Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
Pending: House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a certain inmate with a reentry kit that includes clothing, an identification card, contact information on reentry services, information on Medicaid and the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, and transportation; providing that a person who uses a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence is guilty of a felony and establishing certain penalties; prohibiting a dealer or other person from selling, renting, loaning, or transferring a regulated firearm under certain circumstances; etc.

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Crimes - Penalties and Procedures (Violent Firearms Offender Act of 2021)


Roll Calls

2021-04-02 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 32 N: 15 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-01 - Senate - Motion Special Order until 4/2 (Senator Smith) Adopted (Y: 26 N: 18 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-02HouseReferred Rules and Executive Nominations
2021-04-02SenateThird Reading Passed (32-15)
2021-04-01SenateMotion Special Order until 4/2 (Senator Smith) Adopted (26-18)
2021-03-31SenateMotion Special Order until Next Session (Senator Carter) Adopted
2021-03-30SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-30SenateFavorable with Amendments {648272/1 Adopted
2021-03-29SenateMotion Laid Over (Senator Smith) Adopted
2021-03-29SenateFavorable with Amendments {648272/1
2021-03-29SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2021-02-26SenateHearing 3/03 at 12:30 p.m.
2021-02-26SenateHearing canceled
2021-02-09SenateHearing 3/03 at 12:00 p.m.
2021-02-09SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings

Same As/Similar To

SB852 (Carry Over) 2021-04-02 - Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
SB35 (Carry Over) 2020-03-14 - Hearing canceled


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Courts and Judicial Proceedings12302(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure5202(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Law14101(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Law4204(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Law4306(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Law4404(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Law7104(n/a)See Bill Text
Correctional Services6101(n/a)See Bill Text
Correctional Services9609.2(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety5133(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety5134(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments