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Proposed Maryland Firearm Legislation SB638

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Legislation Overview

Title: Possession of Loaded Handgun or Regulated Firearm - Enhanced Penalties

Subject: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes: Controlled Dangerous Substances: Courts: Crimes and Punishments: Guns: Indictments: Juvenile Causes: Mental Health: Minors: Notices: Parole and Probation: Penalties and Sentences: Protection Orders: State's Attorneys: Substance Abuse: Trials

Description: Prohibiting a person from wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun loaded with ammunition on or about the person or in a vehicle under specified circumstances; prohibiting a person from possessing a regulated firearm loaded with ammunition under specified circumstances or if the person is under a specified age; establishing penalties for violations of the Act; requiring the State to comply with the procedures set forth in the Maryland Rules for the indictment and trial of a subsequent offender; etc.

Session: 2016 Regular Session

Last Action: Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Last Action Date: March 16, 2016


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

2 sponsors: Catherine Pugh; Nathaniel McFadden;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 4% (2 of 47)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 16, 2016 Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
Senate Mar 9, 2016 Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Feb 5, 2016 First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 5, 2016 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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