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Proposed Maryland Firearm Legislation HB861

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Legislation Overview

Title: Public Safety - Access to Firearms - Storage Requirements

Subject: Public Safety: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes: Crimes and Punishments: Fines: Guns: Minors: Penalties and Sentences: Safety: Storage: Weapons

Description: Prohibiting a person from storing or leaving a loaded or an unloaded firearm in a location where a child could gain access to the firearm, unless the firearm is locked by a specified safety lock or is secured in a specified locked container; and altering the penalty for a violation of the Act.

Session: 2013 Regular Session

Last Action: Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

Last Action Date: March 5, 2013


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2 sponsors: Stein; Lafferty;

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 1% (2 of 141)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 5, 2013 Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
House Feb 7, 2013 First Reading Judiciary
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 7, 2013 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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