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Passed Maryland Gun Law SB707

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Criminal Law – Firearm Crimes – Rapid Fire Trigger Activator

Subject: Public Safety: Crimes and Punishments: Equipment: Guns: Penalties and Sentences

Description: Prohibiting a person from transporting a certain rapid fire trigger activator into the State or manufacturing, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a certain rapid fire trigger activator, subject to a certain exception; defining "rapid fire trigger activator" as any device, including a removable manual or power-driven activating device, constructed so that, when installed in or attached to a firearm the rate at which the trigger is activated increases or the rate of fire increases; etc.

Session: 2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 252

Last Action Date: April 24, 2018

Sponsors

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27 sponsors: Victor Ramirez (D); Susan Lee (D); Joanne Benson (D); James Brochin (D); Joan Conway (D); Ulysses Currie (D); Brian Feldman (D); William Ferguson (D); Guy Guzzone (D); Cheryl Kagan (D); Edward Kasemeyer (D); Delores Kelley (D); Nancy King (D); Richard Madaleno (D); Roger Manno (D); Nathaniel McFadden (D); Charles Muse (D); Shirley Nathan-Pulliam (D); Nathaniel Oaks (D); Douglas Peters (D); Paul Pinsky (D); Barbara Robinson (D); James Rosapepe (D); William Smith (D); Ronald Young (D); Robert Zirkin (D); Craig Zucker (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 57% (27 of 47)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Apr 24, 2018 Approved by the Governor - Chapter 252
House Apr 9, 2018 Third Reading Passed (111-29)
Senate Apr 9, 2018 Returned Passed
House Apr 7, 2018 Favorable Report Adopted
House Apr 7, 2018 Favorable Report by Judiciary
House Apr 7, 2018 Floor Amendment {773023/1 (Delegate Mautz) Rejected (42-91)
House Apr 7, 2018 Second Reading Passed
House Apr 3, 2018 Hearing 4/03 at 1:00 p.m.
House Mar 20, 2018 First Reading Judiciary
Senate Mar 19, 2018 Third Reading Passed (36-11)
Senate Mar 16, 2018 Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Senate Mar 16, 2018 Favorable with Amendments {498175/1 Report Adopted
Senate Mar 16, 2018 Floor Amendment {643520/1 (Senator Hough) Rejected (16-28)
Senate Mar 16, 2018 Floor Amendment {883329/1 (Senator Hershey) Rejected (19-25)
Senate Mar 16, 2018 Special Order until later today (Senator Hershey) Adopted
Senate Mar 16, 2018 Floor Amendment {303023/1 (Senator Klausmeier) Rejected (17-28)
Senate Mar 16, 2018 Floor Amendment {883329/2 (Senator Hershey) Rejected (16-29)
Senate Mar 16, 2018 Floor Amendment {233624/1 (Senator Jennings) Rejected (17-28)
Senate Mar 16, 2018 Floor Amendment {593129/2 (Senator Salling) Rejected (15-28)
Senate Mar 15, 2018 Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
Senate Feb 28, 2018 Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Feb 2, 2018 First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Chaptered Apr 27, 2018 state link bill text
Engrossed Mar 17, 2018 state link bill text
Introduced Feb 2, 2018 state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
Senate Amendment (Judicial Proceedings) 498175/01 Senate Amendment (Judicial Proceedings) 498175/01 Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text Yes
Senate Amendment (Senator Hough) 643520/01 Senate Amendment (Senator Hough) 643520/01 Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text No
Senate Amendment (Senator Hershey) 883329/01 Senate Amendment (Senator Hershey) 883329/01 Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text No
Senate Amendment (Senator Jennings) 233624/01 Senate Amendment (Senator Jennings) 233624/01 Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text No
Senate Amendment (Senator Klausmeier) 303023/01 Senate Amendment (Senator Klausmeier) 303023/01 Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text No
Senate Amendment (Senator Salling) 593129/02 Senate Amendment (Senator Salling) 593129/02 Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text No
Senate Amendment (Senator Hershey) 883329/02 Senate Amendment (Senator Hershey) 883329/02 Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text No
House Amendment (Delegate Mautz) 773023/01 House Amendment (Delegate Mautz) 773023/01 Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text No
Votes

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Link: link to state bill page

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