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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 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.

Last Action Date: March 14, 2017


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

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
House Mar 14, 2017 Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.
House Feb 8, 2017 First Reading Judiciary
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 8, 2017 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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