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Proposed Maryland Firearm Legislation HB1480

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Background Check Accountability Act of 2016

Subject: Public Safety: Courts: Criminal Background Investigations: Guns: Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of: Law Enforcement: Liability: Notices: Privacy: Protection Orders: Public Employees: Public Information: Public Officials: Records: State Employees

Description: Requiring a law enforcement agency to take specified actions before returning a privately owned firearm; requiring each law enforcement agency to develop a notification protocol that allows a petitioner to request to be notified when a law enforcement agency returns a privately owned firearm to a specified individual; requiring a law enforcement agency to take specified actions if a petitioner has requested notification under the Act; etc.

Session: 2016 Regular Session

Last Action: Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 19, 2016


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'.

7 sponsors: Clarence Lam; Kumar Barve; Eric Ebersole; Terri Hill; Sheila Hixson; Jay Jalisi; Joseline Pena-Melnyk;

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 5% (7 of 141)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 19, 2016 Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
House Mar 15, 2016 Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
House Feb 12, 2016 First Reading Judiciary
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 15, 2016 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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