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Proposed Maryland Gun Law SB156

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Public Safety - Handgun Permit - Church or Religious Organization Property

Subject: Public Safety: Guns: Licenses: Places of Worship: Safety

Description: Requiring the Secretary of State Police to issue a handgun permit to a person who is otherwise qualified, 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 services and gatherings, and has the intent to wear, carry, or transport a handgun for purposes related to self-protection or the protection of others while on the property of the church or religious organization; etc.

Session: 2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn

Last Action Date: February 5, 2018


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2 sponsors: Wayne Norman (R); Johnny Salling (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 4% (2 of 47)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 5, 2018 Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
Senate Jan 24, 2018 Hearing 1/24 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Jan 23, 2018 Hearing canceled
Senate Jan 15, 2018 First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Jan 16, 2018 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

There have not been any votes on this bill

Link: link to state bill page

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