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Passed Maryland Firearm Legislation HB312

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Public Safety - Renewal of Handgun Permits - Fingerprinting

Subject: Public Safety: Fingerprinting: Guns: Identification: Licenses: Weapons

Description: Specifying that a person who applies for the renewal of a handgun permit is not required to be fingerprinted except under specified circumstances.

Session: 2016 Regular Session

Last Action: Approved by the Governor - Chapter 618

Last Action Date: May 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'.

35 sponsors: Sid Saab; Kathy Afzali; Steven Arentz; Susan Aumann; Wendell Beitzel; Jason Buckel; Ned Carey; Andrew Cassilly; John Cluster; William Folden; Jeff Ghrist; Glen Glass; Robin Grammer; Kevin Hornberger; Seth Howard; Trent Kittleman; Susan Krebs; Michael Malone; Susan McComas; Mike Mckay; Ric Metzgar; Christian Miele; Warren Miller; Matt Morgan; Charles Otto; Teresa Reilly; Deb Rey; April Rose;Haven Shoemaker; Meagan Simonaire; Theodore Sophocleus; David Vogt; Chris West; Brett Wilson; William Wivell;

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 25% (35 of 141)

Chamber Date Action
House May 19, 2016 Approved by the Governor - Chapter 618
House Apr 5, 2016 Returned Passed
Senate Apr 4, 2016 Third Reading Passed (45-0)
Senate Apr 1, 2016 Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
Senate Apr 1, 2016 Second Reading Passed
Senate Apr 1, 2016 Favorable Report Adopted
Senate Mar 21, 2016 First Reading Judicial Proceedings
House Mar 19, 2016 Third Reading Passed (133-1)
House Mar 18, 2016 Second Reading Passed
House Mar 18, 2016 Favorable Report Adopted
House Mar 18, 2016 Favorable Report by Judiciary
House Mar 15, 2016 Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
House Jan 27, 2016 First Reading Judiciary
Type Date State Link Text
Chaptered May 24, 2016 state link bill text
Engrossed Mar 18, 2016 state link bill text
Introduced Jan 27, 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

House Floor - Third Reading Passed (133-1)

Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Link: link to state bill page

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