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MDSB741VetoAltering the process by which a person who is denied a certain handgun permit or renewal of a permit or whose permit is revoked or limited by the Secretary of State Police or the Secretary's designee may appeal the decision; providing that appeals fr...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB888VetoProhibiting a person from transporting a certain rapid fire trigger activator into the State or manufacturing, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a certain rapid fire trigger activator, subject to a certain ...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB432PassEstablishing the Maryland Violence Intervention and Prevention Program Fund to support effective violence reduction strategies by providing competitive grants to local governments and nonprofit organizations to fund evidence-based health programs or ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 148
MDHB819PassAltering the process by which a person who is denied a certain handgun permit or renewal of a permit or whose permit is revoked or limited may appeal the decision; providing that appeals from a certain decision by the Secretary or the Secretary's des...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 253
MDSB707PassProhibiting a person from transporting a certain rapid fire trigger activator into the State or manufacturing, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a certain rapid fire trigger activator, subject to a certain ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 252
MDHB1029PassProhibiting a person from wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun loaded with ammunition on or about the person or in a vehicle under certain circumstances; prohibiting a court from suspending any part of certain sentences for persons who have p...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 146
MDHB1302PassAuthorizing certain individuals to file a petition for an extreme risk protective order with a certain court or a District Commissioner under certain circumstances; requiring a petition for an extreme risk protective order to contain certain informat...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 250
MDHB1646PassRequiring a State's Attorney to serve a written notice on a certain defendant, defendant's counsel, and the court prior to trial or the acceptance of a guilty plea or the equivalent; requiring a court to inform, verbally or in writing, a defendant co...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 251
MDSB101PassProviding that the use of a firearm in the commission of a certain felony or other crime of violence constitutes a crime of violence; altering the circumstances under which sexual abuse of a minor is a crime of violence; eliminating parole eligibilit...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 143
MDSB1137PassRequiring the Division of Correction to conduct an educational, vocational, and job history interview for an inmate as soon as feasible after the individual is sentenced to the jurisdiction of the Division; requiring the Division to include the resul...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 145
MDHB119PassAuthorizing an individual who holds a Deer Management Permit in Calvert County to use a shotgun or breech loading center fired rifle approved by the Department of Natural Resources to hunt deer throughout the year, including all deer hunting seasons,...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 110
MDSB1036EngrossRequiring a State's Attorney to serve a certain written notice on a defendant, the defendant's counsel, and the court prior to trial or the acceptance of a plea of guilty or the equivalent; requiring a court to inform, both verbally and in a written ...
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2018-04-09
Senators Zirkin, Ready, and Muse
MDSB122EngrossProviding that the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony or other crime of violence constitutes a crime of violence; expanding the list of controlled dangerous substances applicable to a certain prohibition against volume dealing; increasing...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB904EngrossAltering a certain exception relating to law enforcement officers to the prohibition on carrying certain weapons on public school property; requiring a public institution of higher education to post certain signs in prominent locations on the propert...
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2018-04-05
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB1250EngrossAltering a certain prohibition relating to threatening to commit a certain crime of violence so as to prohibit a person from knowingly threatening to commit or threatening to cause to be committed a certain crime of violence that would place five or ...
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2018-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB27EngrossAuthorizing a person to apply for preliminary approval of a handgun permit without completing a certified firearms training course; requiring the Secretary of State Police to investigate an application for a handgun permit; requiring the Secretary to...
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2018-03-30
Recommitted to Judiciary (Delegate Vallario)
MDHB29IntroAuthorizing a person to apply for preliminary approval of a handgun permit without completing a certified firearms training course; requiring the Secretary to investigate an application for a handgun permit; requiring the Secretary to issue prelimina...
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2018-03-30
Recommitted to Judiciary (Delegate Vallario)
MDSB1153IntroEstablishing that the Secretary of State Police is not required to submit certain fingerprints with a certain application for a criminal history records check under certain circumstances.
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2018-03-29
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1264IntroRequiring each public school to have an armed school resource officer present on school grounds during regular school hours on school days; requiring the Department of State Police to assign a State Police officer to a certain public school under cer...
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2018-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1263IntroAltering a certain prohibition on making certain threats to commit or cause to be committed a crime of violence; requiring the State Department of Education to develop a certain model policy for the establishment of a threat assessment team by Januar...
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2018-03-23
Hearing 3/23 at 11:30 a.m. (Judicial Proceedings)
MDSB1262IntroRequiring the Secretary of State Police to request certain assistance from certain officials, the courts of the State, and health care facilities in the State in conducting an investigation of an applicant for a certain firearm license; establishing ...
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2018-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB747IntroProhibiting the Department of Natural Resources from authorizing a holder or an agent of a holder of a Deer Management Permit to shoot or discharge a firearm at nighttime.
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2018-03-19
Third Reading Failed (14-33)
MDHB1440IntroRequiring a person who has been authorized to give a certain course in conservation and in competency and safety in the handling of firearms to be admitted to any State park without having to pay an entrance fee.
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1807IntroAltering a certain prohibition relating to threatening to commit a certain crime of violence so as to prohibit a person from knowingly threatening to commit or threatening to cause to be committed a certain crime of violence that would place five or ...
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2018-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB466IntroRequiring a manufacturer that ships or transports a handgun for sale, rental, or transfer in Baltimore City to ensure that when ammunition is fired from the handgun, the handgun operates in a manner that includes copying the characters onto the shell...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1774IntroEstablishing a Task Force to Study the Effectiveness of the Enforcement of Restrictions on the Possession of Regulated Firearms; providing for the membership, staffing, and duties of the Task Force; requiring the Governor to appoint the chair of the ...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB991IntroProhibiting a person from possessing a certain detachable magazine that has a capacity of more than 10 rounds of ammunition; prohibiting a person from possessing a regulated firearm if the person was previously convicted of a certain crime involving ...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1474IntroRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to revoke a person's driver's license or privilege for 1 to 3 years if the person is convicted of carrying or possessing a firearm on school property under certain circumstances; requiring a court to notify ...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1562IntroRequiring a temporary peace order and a final peace order to order the respondent to surrender to law enforcement authorities any firearm in the respondent's possession within a certain time frame and to refrain from possession of any firearm for the...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDSB907IntroRequiring the Secretary of State Police to create and maintain a database containing information regarding the use of firearms in the commission of a crime and in self-defense; requiring the database to include certain information; and requiring the ...
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2018-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB1226IntroRequiring each public school to have an armed school resource officer present on school grounds during regular school hours on school days; requiring the Department of State Police to assign a State Police officer to a certain public school under cer...
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2018-03-08
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB402IntroApplying certain provisions disqualifying a person from possessing a rifle or shotgun to an antique firearm; etc.
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB398IntroRepealing the requirement that the Secretary of State Police find that a person has a good and substantial reason to carry, wear, or transport a handgun before issuing a handgun permit to the person.
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB534IntroProviding 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 a certain qualifying patient; defining the term "qualifying patient" to mean a person who is authorized under cer...
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2018-03-06
Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
MDHB647IntroClarifying 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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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB692IntroAuthorizing the State, in a criminal case involving the unlawful possession of a handgun or regulated firearm, to appeal from a decision of a trial court that excludes evidence offered by the State or requires the return of property alleged to have b...
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB792IntroAltering the time period in which a permit to wear, carry, or transport a handgun expires from 2 to 5 years after the date that the permit is issued; and altering the time period for renewal of a permit to wear, carry, or transport a handgun.
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB760IntroAuthorizing a county board to authorize school employees in the county board's school system to carry a handgun on school property only if the handgun is secured on the person's body; requiring the Secretary of State Police to issue a handgun permit ...
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB724IntroAuthorizing, in Allegany County, Carroll County, Frederick County, Garrett County, and Washington County, a certain law enforcement unit to sell, exchange, or transfer certain forfeited firearms to a federally licensed firearms dealer under certain c...
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB757IntroRequiring a certain law enforcement agency that seized or recovered a handgun used in the commission of a crime to submit a trace request to the Maryland State Police Gun Center or the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives National Trac...
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB813IntroAltering the purpose of the Community Program Fund to include a study of the enforcement and effects of State firearm laws; requiring that, in fiscal years 2019 and 2020, $100,000 from the Fund be used to provide grants for a comprehensive study of t...
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB756IntroRequiring the Maryland State Police Gun Center to create and maintain a handgun trace information database containing information regarding seized or recovered handguns used in the commission of a crime in the State; requiring certain information to ...
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB730IntroProviding that, for certain purposes, the term "transfer" does not include the temporary gratuitous exchange of a handgun between two individuals who remain in the same location for the duration of the exchange.
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB758IntroAuthorizing a person who has the consent of a bona fide church or religious organization to carry a handgun on the property of the church or religious organization during certain events and has the intent to wear, carry, or transport a handgun for ce...
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB739IntroExempting retired federal and out-of-state law enforcement officers who reside in Maryland from being charged an application fee for a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun.
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB825IntroClarifying that the term "disqualifying crime" includes a violation classified as a misdemeanor in the State that carried a statutory penalty of incarceration of more than 2 years at the time of the commission of the crime.
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB890IntroAltering the parole eligibility of a certain inmate who has been sentenced to the Division of Correction after being convicted of a violent crime involving a firearm committed on or after October 1, 2018.
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB908IntroRepealing the designation of certain firearms as assault weapons; repealing the prohibition on certain persons transporting an assault weapon into the State or possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving an assault w...
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2018-03-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1031IntroProviding that, for certain purposes, the term "transfer" includes a loan other than a temporary gratuitous exchange of a regulated firearm between two individuals who remain in the same location for the duration of the exchange.
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB636IntroExpanding to apply statewide the prohibition against the Department of Natural Resources restricting licensed bow hunters from carrying a handgun under certain circumstances.
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
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