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Proposed Maryland Firearm Legislation HB211

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Legislation Overview

Title: Public Safety - Handgun Permits - Qualifications

Subject: Aliens and Citizenship: Crimes and Punishments: Education: Guns: Licenses: Mental Health: Safety: State Police, Department of: Veterans: Violence: Weapons: Public Safety

Description: Altering a provision of law so as to prohibit a person with a specified mental disorder from possessing a regulated firearm if the mental disorder impairs the mental or emotional functioning of the person in a specified manner, instead of if the person has a specified history of violent behavior; prohibiting the Secretary of State Police from issuing a handgun permit to a specified person unless a specified ground for exemption applies; etc.

Session: 2013 Regular Session

Last Action: Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

Last Action Date: March 5, 2013


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'.

5 sponsors: Vitale; Dwyer; George;McDermott;Schuh;

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 4% (5 of 141)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 5, 2013 Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
House Jan 21, 2013 First Reading Judiciary
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Jan 22, 2013 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Link: link to state bill page

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