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MDSB586PassRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to notify the Baltimore Police Department, within 24 hours of a release, if a defendant is released prior to trial; establishing the Jobs Court Pilot Program in the District Court si...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 521
MDHB592PassAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow an individual who hunts deer under a Deer Management Permit to use a shotgun or breech loading center fired rifle approved by the Department to hunt deer throughout the year, including all deer...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 408
MDSB861PassExpanding the types of cases in which the State may appeal from a decision of a trial court; establishing the Maryland State Police Gun Center as a statewide firearms enforcement center for the tracking, screening, and vetting of all firearm crimes i...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 142
MDSB387PassAltering a certain definition of "firearm" to include a certain unfinished frame or receiver; prohibiting a person from purchasing, receiving, selling, offering to sell, or transferring an unfinished frame or receiver; prohibiting a person from selli...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 19
MDHB425PassAltering a certain definition of "firearm" to include a certain unfinished frame or receiver; prohibiting a person from purchasing, receiving, selling, offering to sell, or transferring an unfinished frame or receiver; prohibiting a person from selli...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 18
MDHB459PassAltering provisions of law relating to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court, the juvenile intake process, and the placement of a certain child in detention or community detention; altering provisions of law relating to the authority of the juvenile...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 42
MDSB691PassAltering provisions of law relating to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court, the juvenile intake process, and the placement of a certain child in detention or community detention; altering provisions of law relating to the authority of the juvenile...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 41
MDHB1021PassProhibiting a certain licensed firearms dealer from storing a firearm on a certain premises where the licensed firearms dealer conducts business, unless the premises is equipped with certain security features; requiring a licensed firearms dealer to ...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 55
MDSB833Engross

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Requiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to conduct a baseline study of cannabis use in the State; establishing the Cannabis Business Assistance Fund in the Department of Commerce to provide assistance to small, minority, and wome...
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2022-04-01
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB773Engross

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Authorizing a credit against the State income tax for the purchase of certain firearm safety devices during the taxable year; making the credit refundable; requiring proof of purchase to be provided to the Comptroller for a firearm safety device for ...
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2022-03-29
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB211Engross

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Adding the crime of knowingly being a participant in a straw purchase of a regulated firearm to the list of crimes subject to warrantless arrest; and providing a penalty on conviction of imprisonment not to exceed 10 years or a fine of up to $25,000 ...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB497Engross

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Authorizing an individual who hunts deer under a Deer Management Permit to use a shotgun or breech loading center fired rifle approved by the Department to hunt deer throughout the year, including all deer hunting seasons, in a certain manner on Stat...
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2022-03-21
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB286Engross

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Providing that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is authorized to use medical cannabis.
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2022-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1396Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a certain firearm industry member from knowingly or recklessly engaging in conduct that is unlawful or unreasonable in the State that endangers the safety or health of the public; requiring a firearm industry member to establish and use c...
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2022-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB873Intro

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Prohibiting a certain firearm industry member from knowingly or recklessly engaging in conduct that is unlawful or unreasonable in the State and that endangers the safety or health of the public; requiring a firearm industry member to establish and u...
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2022-03-01
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB338Engross

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Authorizing a person to apply for preliminary approval of a permit to wear, carry, or transport a handgun without completing a certified firearms training course; and requiring the Secretary of State Police to investigate an application for prelimina...
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2022-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB482Intro

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Providing that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, own, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is authorized under certain provisions of law to use medical cannabis.
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2022-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB780Intro

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Altering a certain exception relating to law enforcement officers to the prohibition on carrying certain weapons on public school property; prohibiting the carrying or possession of certain firearms on the property of public institutions of higher ed...
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2022-02-15
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB973Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a Baltimore City school police officer and a school resource officer to carry a firearm while present on the premises of the school to which the officer is assigned.
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2022-02-15
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB207Intro

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Prohibiting a judicial officer from authorizing the pretrial release of a defendant charged with a crime involving a handgun after having been convicted of a crime involving a handgun within the previous 5 years; and requiring that a certain defendan...
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2022-02-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB859Intro

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Prohibiting the enforcement of certain federal laws relating to firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition; requiring the Attorney General to defend a resident of the State in certain federal prosecutions; and authorizing a resident of the...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB871Intro

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Authorizing a person to apply for preliminary approval of a permit to wear, carry, or transport a handgun without completing a certified firearms training course; and requiring the Secretary of State Police to investigate an application for prelimina...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1040Intro

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Requiring the Office of the Attorney General to submit, by September 1, 2022, an advice of counsel letter to the Governor, the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, the House Judiciary Committee, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the H...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1206Intro

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Repealing the requirement that a person have a certain permit before the person carries, wears, or transports a handgun; and repealing certain criminal prohibitions against a person who is at least 21 years old wearing, carrying, or transporting a ha...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1174Intro

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Clarifying that personal protection or self-defense can qualify as a good and substantial reason to wear, carry, or transport a handgun for purposes of the issuance by the Secretary of State Police of a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun.
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1132Intro

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Classifying the theft of a firearm as a felony; and establishing a penalty for theft of a firearm of imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or a fine not exceeding $1,000 for a first offense, and imprisonment not exceeding 10 years or a fine not exceedin...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1288Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting the Secretary of State Police or the Secretary's designee from charging a disabled resident of the State a fee to apply for a handgun permit.
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB692Intro

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Legalizing the use and possession of a certain amount of cannabis by an individual who is at least 21 years of age; providing for the clearing of criminal records and disposition of certain charges relating to the use and possession of cannabis; and ...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB676Intro

Sine Die
Altering a certain provision relating to the storage of firearms and ammunition in a location that can be accessed by an unsupervised minor; and requiring the Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services to develop a youth suicide prevention and firea...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB329Intro

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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 a parking lot, or carrying or possessing a firearm within 100 feet of a po...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB667Intro

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Requiring the Baltimore Police Department to report certain information to the Baltimore City Delegation to the General Assembly regarding firearms destroyed, seized, or recovered by the Department each year; and providing that if the Baltimore Polic...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB429Intro

Sine Die
Requiring certain law enforcement agencies to require, on or before certain dates, the use of body-worn cameras by certain law enforcement officers, subject to certain policies; and requiring certain law enforcement agencies to issue body-worn camera...
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2022-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB676Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Secretary of State Police to issue a certain permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun to a person who meets certain requirements and is employed in a certain profession.
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB590Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting the Department of Natural Resources from prohibiting an individual to whom a handgun permit has been issued from wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun in a State park or forest.
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB659Intro

Sine Die
Altering a certain provision relating to the storage of firearms and ammunition in a location that can be accessed by an unsupervised minor; and requiring the Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services to develop a youth suicide prevention and firea...
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB816Intro

Sine Die
Providing an exemption under the sales and use tax for the first $500 of the taxable price of certain firearm safety devices, including a firearm safe, firearm lockbox, trigger and barrel lock, or any other item designed for home firearm safety.
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2022-02-03
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB456Intro

Sine Die
Providing that a firearms orientation component of a certain firearms safety training course required for a certain handgun qualification license may include the use of live or inert ammunition; and prohibiting a person from being required to fire ro...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB484Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the State, in a criminal case involving the unlawful possession of firearms under certain circumstances, to appeal from a decision of a trial court that excludes evidence offered by the State or requires the return of certain property.
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2022-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB533Intro

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Establishing the felony of theft of a handgun; and establishing a penalty for theft of a handgun of, for a first conviction, 2 to 5 years of imprisonment and a fine of up to $1,000 or both and, for a second or subsequent conviction, imprisonment for ...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB294Intro

Sine Die
Altering the jurisdiction of the juvenile court by repealing provisions specifying that the juvenile court does not have jurisdiction over a child alleged to have committed certain acts.
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2022-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB423Intro

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Expanding the types of cases in which the State may appeal from a decision of a trial court under certain circumstances; establishing, altering, and clarifying penalties for and elements of certain firearm-related crimes; prohibiting a District Court...
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2022-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB396Intro

Sine Die
Expanding the types of cases in which the State may appeal from a decision of a trial court under certain circumstances; establishing, altering, and clarifying penalties for and elements of certain firearm-related crimes; prohibiting a District Court...
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2022-01-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB339Intro

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Requiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide an inmate with a reentry kit and assistance in obtaining Medicaid benefits; expanding the types of cases in which the State may appeal from a decision of a trial court; authorizing a court to releas...
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2022-01-24
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB327Intro

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Clarifying that personal protection or self-defense can qualify as a good and substantial reason to carry, wear, or transport a handgun for purposes of the issuance by the Secretary of State Police of a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun.
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2022-01-24
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB165Intro

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Altering the jurisdiction of the juvenile court by repealing provisions specifying that the juvenile court does not have jurisdiction over a child alleged to have committed certain acts.
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2022-01-10
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB30Intro

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Prohibiting a person from carrying or displaying a firearm on certain premises or carrying or possessing a firearm within 100 feet of a polling site during an election, subject to certain exceptions.
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2022-01-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
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