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MDHB173PassClarifying certain provisions of law governing Sunday hunting in the State; establishing the authority of the Department of Natural Resources to allow Sunday hunting under certain circumstances; altering the application of authorized Sunday hunting t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 95
MDSB427PassAuthorizing an individual who hunts under a Deer Management Permit in Baltimore County to use a shotgun or a breech loading center fired rifle to hunt deer throughout the year, including all deer hunting seasons, in the locations and under the condit...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 454
MDHB1304PassAuthorizing an individual who hunts under a Deer Management Permit in Baltimore County to use certain firearms to hunt deer throughout the year, including all deer hunting seasons, in the locations and under the conditions set forth in the permit; an...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 453
MDSB1010PassEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 592
MDHB1629PassRequiring the Office of the Attorney General to study and identify certain information relating to certain firearm crimes, injuries, fatalities, and crime firearms; requiring all State and local law enforcement agencies and other governmental units t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 491
MDHB4VetoProviding that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete the sale, rental, or transfer of a certain rifle or shotgun as a purchaser, lesse, or transferee, except under certain circumstances; requiring, before a certain sale, rental, or ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB208VetoProviding that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete a sale, rental, or transfer of a certain rifle or shotgun as a purchaser, lessee, or transferee or seller, lessor, or transferor, except under certain circumstances; requiring, be...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB591EngrossAltering penalties applicable to failing to report a lost or stolen regulated firearm.
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
MDSB1047IntroRequiring the Office of the Attorney General to study and identify certain information relating to certain firearm crimes, injuries, fatalities, and crime firearms; requiring all State and local law enforcement agencies and other governmental units t...
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2020-03-18
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB1050EngrossAltering penalties applicable to failing to report a lost or stolen regulated firearm.
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2020-03-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB646EngrossAltering 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; p...
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2020-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB943EngrossRequiring State residential centers and State-operated hospitals to develop a workplace safety plan; establishing certain requirements for a certain workplace safety plan; requiring that certain training address certain risks and include certain inst...
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2020-03-16
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1129EngrossAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt turkey on a Sunday in Talbot County through participation in a certain junior hunt; authorizing the Department to allow a person to hunt deer on a Sunday in Talbot County with ...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB35EngrossDefining "firearm telematics" as an electronic sensor or equipment installed on a firearm for purposes of tracking the location of the firearm if it becomes lost or stolen; requiring the Handgun Roster Board under the Department of State Police to st...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1078EngrossProhibiting a county board of education or public school from spending any money from any source to directly or indirectly provide a teacher with a firearm or train a teacher in the use of a firearm; and providing the Act does not apply to a school-a...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1221IntroEstablishing that a record relating to a formal complaint of job-related misconduct made against a law enforcement officer is not a personnel record under certain provisions of the Public Information Act under certain circumstances; authorizing a cus...
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2020-03-15
Motion Special Order until 3/16 (Delegate Clippinger) Adopted
MDSB35EngrossRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a pre-release 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 ...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB664IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that each individual has a natural, essential, and inherent right to privacy that guarantees freedom from government intrusion; providing that the right to privacy includes the right of...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB265IntroExempting a certain 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, s...
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2020-03-10
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDSB968IntroProhibiting the sale and display of certain imitation firearms in Baltimore City; and providing that a certain violation is a civil offense subject to a fine of $500 for the first offense and $1,500 for each subsequent offense.
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB1160IntroProhibiting the sale and display of certain imitation firearms in Baltimore City; and providing that a certain violation is a civil offense subject to a fine of $500 for the first offense and $1,500 for each subsequent offense.
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1267IntroAuthorizing a person who has the written consent of a bona fide church to carry a handgun on the property of the church during services and gatherings, and who has the intent to wear, carry, or transport a handgun for certain purposes on the property...
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1268IntroAuthorizing, in Harford County, a person to, without a permit, carry a handgun on the property of a church during certain events, with advance notice to the Harford County Sheriff, and transport a handgun to and from certain church events if the pers...
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB47IntroExempting an applicant who is a law enforcement officer with a law enforcement agency in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, or Washington, D.C. from the firearms safety training course requirement for a handgun qualification license.
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1296IntroAuthorizing the inclusion of a certain licensed offshore stationary blind or blind site in a regulated shooting area; authorizing a person to hunt captive raised mallard ducks from a licensed offshore stationary blind or blind site that is included i...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB506EngrossAuthorizing a person to apply for preliminary approval of a handgun permit to wear, carry, or transport a handgun without completing a certified firearms training course; requiring the Secretary of State Police to investigate an application for a han...
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2020-02-28
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1650IntroAltering the elements of the crime of first-degree assault by including an alternative prohibition against committing a battery with a firearm; altering the elements of the crime of second-degree assault by including an alternative prohibition agains...
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2020-02-28
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1074IntroDefining the term "transfer" as it relates to a certain exchange of a regulated firearm between two individuals under certain circumstances; providing that the term "transfer" does not include a change in possession that is temporary and occurs under...
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2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB1029IntroEstablishing that a record relating to a formal complaint of job-related misconduct made against a law enforcement officer is not a personnel record under certain provisions of the Public Information Act under certain circumstances; authorizing a cus...
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2020-02-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB827IntroAuthorizing an individual who harvests deer under a Deer Management Permit in the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve to use a rifle approved by the Department of Natural Resources to harvest deer throughout the year, including all deer hunting se...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1261IntroAltering the definition of "copycat weapon" applicable to certain criminal prohibitions relating to assault weapons; requiring a certain person who lawfully possessed a certain firearm before October 1, 2020, to register the firearm with the Departme...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB422IntroRequiring a person to whom a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun has been issued to successfully complete each calendar year certain courses approved by the Secretary of State Police; exempting certain persons from the requirement to comple...
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2020-02-20
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB43IntroExempting certain applicants for certain licenses from the requirement to submit a set of fingerprints with the application if the applicant has submitted certain fingerprints for a prior license application in the State.
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2020-02-18
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB179EngrossProviding 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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2020-02-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB932IntroRequiring the collection of a DNA sample from a certain individual convicted of or charged with certain criminal offenses relating to firearms in accordance with certain regulations.
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB1607IntroClarifying 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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2020-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB156EngrossExempting 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,...
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2020-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1014IntroAuthorizing the inclusion of a certain licensed offshore stationary blind or blind site in a regulated shooting area; authorizing a person to hunt captive raised mallard ducks from a licensed offshore stationary blind or blind site that is included i...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1582IntroProviding 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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2020-02-12
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB968IntroAltering the penalties for knowingly participating in a straw purchase of a regulated firearm for a minor or for a person prohibited by law from possessing a regulated firearm; prohibiting a court from suspending any part of a certain mandatory minim...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB914IntroClassifying the theft of a firearm as a felony; and establishing certain penalties for theft of a firearm.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1139IntroEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1085IntroAuthorizing the State to appeal from a certain decision in certain criminal cases involving the unlawful possession of a firearm.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1104IntroDefining the term "transfer" as it relates to a certain exchange of a regulated firearm between two individuals under certain circumstances; providing that the term "transfer" does not include a change in possession that is temporary and occurs under...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1241IntroRequiring certain law enforcement agencies to collaborate with certain retail firearm businesses to establish a policy for monitoring and inspecting the businesses during certain patrols each night during nonbusiness hours.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1288IntroAuthorizing a certain law enforcement unit to sell, exchange, or transfer certain forfeited firearms to a certain firearms dealer under certain circumstances.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1502IntroRequiring 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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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1509IntroAuthorizing an alcoholic beverages inspector to issue a citation in Howard County; requiring an inspector to complete a training program in the use of arrest authority and pertinent police procedures; prohibiting an inspector from carrying a firearm ...
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2020-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1257IntroRequiring a certain licensed firearms dealer to keep certain electronic records; requiring a licensed dealer to update certain records 1 day after the acquisition of a firearm and 7 days after the sale or disposition of a firearm; requiring a license...
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1501IntroAltering, from 72 hours to 48 hours, the time period within which the owner of a lost or stolen regulated firearm must report the loss or theft to a certain law enforcement agency.
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
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