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Proposed Maryland Firearm Legislation SB1262

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Legislation Overview

Title: Public Safety - Background Information for Firearm License Investigations - School Crisis Welfare Officers (School Safety Act 2018: Prevention)

Subject: Public Safety: Committees and Commissions: Counties: Criminal Background Investigations: Emergencies: Guns: Health Care Facilities: Human Services, Department of: Investigations and Inquiries: Job Training: Jurisdiction: Law Enforcement: Licenses: Mental and Behavioral Health: Minors: Public Schools: Records: Reports: Safety: Sheriffs: State Police, Department of: Students: Time

Description: Requiring the Secretary of State Police to request certain assistance from certain officials, the courts of the State, and health care facilities in the State in conducting an investigation of an applicant for a certain firearm license; establishing the Workgroup on Accurate and Integrated Background Information on Applicants for Firearm Licenses to study how investigations for applicants for firearms licenses are conducted and to recommend the best methods for obtaining the most comprehensive information on applicants; etc.

Session: 2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Hearing 3/23 at 11:30 a.m.

Last Action Date: March 23, 2018


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3 sponsors: John Astle (D); Thomas Miller (D); Stephen Waugh (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 6% (3 of 47)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 29, 2018 Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Mar 23, 2018 Hearing 3/23 at 11:30 a.m.
Senate Mar 21, 2018 Hearing canceled
Senate Mar 16, 2018 Rereferred to Judicial Proceedings
Senate Mar 13, 2018 First Reading Senate Rules
Senate Mar 13, 2018 Referred Senate Rules
Senate Mar 13, 2018 Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Senator Waugh) Adopted
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Mar 13, 2018 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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