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Proposed Maryland Firearm Legislation HB398

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Public Safety - Handgun Permit - Applicant Qualifications

Subject: Public Safety: Guns: Investigations and Inquiries: Licenses: State Police, Department of

Description: Repealing the requirement that the Secretary of State Police find that a person has a good and substantial reason to carry, wear, or transport a handgun before issuing a handgun permit to the person.

Session: 2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.

Last Action Date: March 6, 2018


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'.

25 sponsors: Sid Saab (R); Richard Impallaria (R); Kathy Afzali (R); Wendell Beitzel (R); Jason Buckel (R); Mary Carozza (R); Andrew Cassilly (R); Jerry Clark (R);John Cluster (R); Paul Corderman (R);Mark Fisher (R); Kevin Hornberger (R); Seth Howard (R); Nicholaus Kipke (R); Michael Malone (R); Johnny Mautz (R); Tony McConkey (R); Mike Mckay (R); Matt Morgan (R); Neil Parrott (R); Teresa Reilly (R); Deb Rey (R); Kathy Szeliga (R); David Vogt (R); William Wivell (R);

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 18% (25 of 141)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 6, 2018 Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
House Jan 24, 2018 First Reading Judiciary
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Jan 24, 2018 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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