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Proposed Maryland Gun Law HB1036

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Legislation Overview

Title: Firearms - Handgun Permit - Preliminary Approval

Subject: Public Safety: Education: Guns: Licenses: Notices: State Police, Department of

Description: Authorizing 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 preliminary approval for a handgun permit if the applicant meets specified requirements except the required certified firearms training course; requiring an applicant to satisfy a specified firearm training requirement within 120 days after receipt of preliminary approval; etc.

Session: 2017 Regular Session

Last Action: Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.

Last Action Date: March 28, 2017


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18 sponsors: Deb Rey (R); Eric Bromwell (D); Jason Buckel (R); Ned Carey (D); Jerry Clark (R);John Cluster (R); Mark Fisher (R); Glen Glass (R); Seth Howard (R); Michael Malone (R); Tony McConkey (R); Matt Morgan (R); Neil Parrott (R); Pamela Queen (D);Sid Saab (R); Meagan Simonaire (R); Brett Wilson (R); C.T. Wilson (D);

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 13% (18 of 141)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 28, 2017 Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Mar 21, 2017 First Reading Judicial Proceedings
House Mar 20, 2017 Second Reading Passed
House Mar 20, 2017 Third Reading Passed (97-41)
House Mar 17, 2017 Special Order until 03/18 (Delegate Lierman) Adopted
House Mar 17, 2017 Favorable Report by Judiciary
House Mar 17, 2017 Favorable Report Adopted
House Mar 14, 2017 Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.
House Feb 8, 2017 First Reading Judiciary
Type Date State Link Text
Engrossed Mar 20, 2017 state link bill text
Introduced Feb 8, 2017 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

House Floor - Third Reading Passed (97-41)


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