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Proposed Maryland Firearm Legislation SB814

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Public Safety - Permit to Carry, Wear, or Transport a Handgun - Qualifications

Subject: Public Safety: Guns: Licenses: Self Defense

Description: Clarifying that self-defense can qualify as a good and substantial reason to wear, carry, or transport a handgun for purposes of the issuance by the Secretary of State Police of a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun.

Session: 2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.

Last Action Date: February 22, 2018


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'.

5 sponsors: Johnny Salling (R); Gail Bates (R); Adelaide Eckardt (R); Bryan Simonaire (R); Stephen Waugh (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 11% (5 of 47)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 22, 2018 Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Feb 5, 2018 First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 7, 2018 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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