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Proposed Maryland Firearm Legislation SB947

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Public Safety - Rifles and Shotguns - Secondary Transactions

Subject: Public Safety: Crimes and Punishments: Criminal Background Investigations: Dealers: Fees: Fines: Fraud: Gifts: Guns: Leases and Rent: Licenses: Penalties and Sentences: Records: Retail Sales

Description: Providing that a person who is not a specified licensee may not complete the transfer of a specified rifle or shotgun as transferor or transferee, except under specified circumstances; requiring, before a specified transfer is conducted, the transferor and transferee to meet jointly with a specified licensee and request that the licensee facilitate the transfer; requiring a licensee to take specified actions when facilitating a transfer; etc.

Session: 2016 Regular Session

Last Action: Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.

Last Action Date: March 9, 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'.

11 sponsors: Jamin Raskin; Joanne Benson; Joan Conway; Brian Feldman; William Ferguson; Cheryl Kagan; Susan Lee; Richard Madaleno; Charles Muse; Shirley Nathan-Pulliam; Craig Zucker;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 23% (11 of 47)

Chamber Date Action
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 9, 2016 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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