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Proposed Maryland Firearm Legislation HB749

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Firearms - Right to Purchase, Own, Possess, and Carry - Medical Cannabis (Patients' Rights Act)

Subject: Public Safety: Administrative Agencies: Cannabis: Controlled Dangerous Substances: Forms: Guns: Patients: Privacy

Description: Providing that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, own, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is a certain qualifying patient; defining the term "qualifying patient" to mean a person who is authorized under certain provisions of law to use medical cannabis; establishing the intent of the General Assembly that medical cannabis should be treated as legal for certain purposes and the State should not penalize a qualifying patient for using the drug legally; etc.

Session: 2019 Regular Session

Last Action: Hearing 2/25 at 10:00 a.m. (Judiciary)

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019


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3 sponsors: Robin Grammer (R); Lauren Arikan (R); Kathy Szeliga (R);

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 2% (3 of 141)

Chamber Date Action
House Feb 8, 2019 First Reading Judiciary and Health and Government Operations
House Feb 8, 2019 Hearing 2/25 at 10:00 a.m. (Judiciary)
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 8, 2019 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
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There have not been any votes on this bill

Link: link to state bill page

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