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Proposed Maryland Firearm Legislation HB847

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Legislation Overview

Title: Criminal Procedure - Crime of Violence - Definition

Subject: Criminal Law - Procedure: Abduction: Arson: Assault: Child Abuse and Neglect: Crimes and Punishments: Guns: Hijacking: Manslaughter: Minors: Murder: Robbery: Sexual Offenses: Violence: Weapons

Description: Altering definitions of "crime of violence" to conform to a specified other definition of "crime of violence"; providing that a specified definition of "crime of violence" applies to specified uses of the term in specified provisions of law; and altering the list of crimes that are included in the definition of a "crime of violence".

Session: 2016 Regular Session

Last Action: Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

Last Action Date: March 17, 2016


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6 sponsors: Deb Rey; Mark Fisher; Kevin Hornberger; Tony McConkey; Matt Morgan; Brett Wilson;

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 4% (6 of 141)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 17, 2016 Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
House Mar 10, 2016 Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.
House Feb 8, 2016 First Reading Judiciary
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 9, 2016 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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