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Proposed Maryland Firearm Legislation HB891

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Handgun Permits - Firearms Training Courses

Subject: Public Safety: Education: Guns: Licenses

Description: Altering the requirements from a minimum of 16 hours to 6 hours of instruction by a qualified handgun instructor for firearms training courses that an initial applicant for a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun must successfully complete; reducing from 8 to 2 the number of hours of instruction an applicant for renewal of a permit must successfully complete.

Session: 2017 Regular Session

Last Action: Recommitted to Judiciary (Delegate Vallario)

Last Action Date: March 20, 2017


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32 sponsors: Sid Saab (R); Carl Anderton (R); Pamela Beidle (D); Wendell Beitzel (R); Eric Bromwell (D); Jason Buckel (R); Ned Carey (D); Mark Chang (D); Jerry Clark (R);Glen Glass (R); Kevin Hornberger (R); Seth Howard (R); Nicholaus Kipke (R); Trent Kittleman (R); Susan Krebs (R); Mary Ann Lisanti (D); Michael Malone (R); Susan McComas (R); Tony McConkey (R); Mike Mckay (R); Christian Miele (R); Warren Miller (R); Matt Morgan (R); Nathaniel Oaks (D); Charles Otto (R); Neil Parrott (R); Teresa Reilly (R); April Rose (R);Meagan Simonaire (R); Theodore Sophocleus (D); Kathy Szeliga (R); Brett Wilson (R);

Percentage of House Of Delegates sponsoring bill: 23% (32 of 141)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 20, 2017 Recommitted to Judiciary (Delegate Vallario)
House Mar 17, 2017 Favorable Report by Judiciary
House Mar 17, 2017 Favorable Report Adopted
House Mar 17, 2017 Special Order until 03/18 (Delegate Lafferty) Adopted
House Mar 14, 2017 Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.
House Feb 6, 2017 First Reading Judiciary
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 7, 2017 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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