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Passed Maryland Gun Law SB23

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Legislation Overview

Title: Handgun Permits - Alternative Expiration Date - Private Detectives, Security Guards, and Special Police Officers

Subject: Public Safety: Guns: Law Enforcement: Licenses: Private Detectives: State Police, Department of

Description: Authorizing the Secretary of State Police to establish an alternative expiration date for a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun that coincides with the expiration of a license, certification, or commission for a specified private detective, specified security guard, or specified special police officer.

Session: 2017 Regular Session

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 190

Last Action Date: April 18, 2017


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7 sponsors: Katherine Klausmeier (D); Bryan Simonaire (R); Adelaide Eckardt (R); Michael Hough (R); Justin Ready (R); Wayne Norman (R); Bob Cassilly (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 15% (7 of 47)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Apr 18, 2017 Approved by the Governor - Chapter 190
Senate Apr 5, 2017 Returned Passed
House Apr 4, 2017 Third Reading Passed (134-1)
House Mar 31, 2017 Favorable Report by Judiciary
House Mar 31, 2017 Second Reading Passed
House Mar 31, 2017 Favorable Report Adopted
House Mar 28, 2017 Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
House Mar 15, 2017 First Reading Judiciary
Senate Mar 15, 2017 Third Reading Passed (47-0)
Senate Mar 14, 2017 Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Senate Mar 14, 2017 Favorable with Amendments {888175/1 Report Adopted
Senate Mar 13, 2017 Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
Senate Mar 8, 2017 Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Jan 11, 2017 First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Senate Jul 25, 2016 Pre-filed
Type Date State Link Text
Chaptered Apr 26, 2017 state link bill text
Engrossed Mar 14, 2017 state link bill text
Introduced Dec 20, 2016 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
Senate Amendment (Judicial Proceedings) 888175/01 Senate Amendment (Judicial Proceedings) 888175/01 Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text Yes

Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (47-0)

House Floor - Third Reading Passed (134-1)

Link: link to state bill page

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