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Proposed Maryland Firearm Legislation HB29

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Legislation Overview

Title: Firearms - Handgun Permit - Preliminary Approval

Subject: Public Safety: Education: Guns: Licenses: State Police, Department of

Description: Authorizing a person to apply for preliminary approval of a handgun permit without completing a certified firearms training course; requiring the Secretary to investigate an application for a handgun permit; requiring the Secretary to issue preliminary approval for a handgun permit if the applicant meets certain requirements except the required certified firearms training course; requiring an applicant to satisfy a certain firearm training requirement within 120 days after receipt of preliminary approval; etc.

Session: 2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Recommitted to Judiciary (Delegate Vallario)

Last Action Date: March 30, 2018


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23 sponsors: Deb Rey (R); Kathy Afzali (R); Steven Arentz (R); Mary Carozza (R); Robin Grammer (R); Seth Howard (R); Richard Impallaria (R); Susan Krebs (R); Bob Long (R); Mike Mckay (R); Neil Parrott (R); Teresa Reilly (R); April Rose (R); Sid Saab (R); Haven Shoemaker (R); William Wivell (R); Mark Fisher (R); Kathy Szeliga (R); Nicholaus Kipke (R); William Folden (R); David Vogt (R); Barrie Ciliberti (R); Kevin Hornberger (R);

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 16% (23 of 141)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 30, 2018 Recommitted to Judiciary (Delegate Vallario)
House Mar 26, 2018 Favorable Report by Judiciary
House Mar 26, 2018 Favorable Report Adopted
House Mar 26, 2018 Special Order until 3/27 (Delegate Hettleman) Adopted
House Mar 6, 2018 Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
House Jan 10, 2018 First Reading Judiciary
House Aug 30, 2017 Pre-filed
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Dec 13, 2017 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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