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Proposed Maryland Firearm Legislation HB1247

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: No Fear in Education Act – Student Protection in School

Subject: Primary and Secondary Education: Public Safety: Administrative Agencies: Appropriations: Attorneys' Fees: Budgets: Civil Actions: Committees and Commissions: Communications: Contracts: Counselors: Damages: Data: Education: Education, State Department of: Equipment: Evidence: Guns: Inspections: Investigations and Inquiries: Job Training: Law Enforcement: Liability: Licenses: Medical Treatments: Mental and Behavioral Health: Private Schools: Public Employees: Public Schools: Reports: Rules and Regulations: Safety: Students: Threats: Violence

Description: Requiring each public school and certain nonpublic schools to have at least two trained individuals who have a handgun permit and carry a handgun or at least two school resource officers who carry firearms; requiring each county board of education and certain nonpublic schools to report certain information to the Maryland Center for School Safety; requiring the School Safety Grant Program to provide grants to certain schools for a single-point-of-entry system and bullet-resistant glass for classrooms; etc.

Session: 2019 Regular Session

Last Action: Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 14, 2019


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'.

2 sponsors: Dan Cox (R); Susan Krebs (R);

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 1% (2 of 141)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 14, 2019 Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
House Feb 8, 2019 First Reading Judiciary and Ways and Means
House Feb 8, 2019 Hearing 2/25 at 10:00 a.m. (Judiciary)
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 9, 2019 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

Link: link to state bill page

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