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Proposed Maryland Gun Law SB737

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Public Safety – Rifles and Shotguns – Sales, Rentals, Transfers, and Loans

Subject: Public Safety: Armed Forces: Crimes and Punishments: Criminal Background Investigations: Dealers: Education: Expungement: Fees: Fingerprinting: Fraud: Guns: Historical Matters: Identification: Law Enforcement: Leases and Rent: Licenses: Notices: Penalties and Sentences: Records: Registration: Residency: Retail Sales: Rules and Regulations: State Police, Department of: Mental and Behavioral Health: Protection Orders

Description: Providing that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete the sale of a certain rifle or shotgun, except under certain circumstances; requiring, before a certain sale is conducted, the seller and purchaser to meet jointly with a certain licensee and request that the licensee facilitate the sale; requiring a licensee to take certain actions when facilitating a sale; exempting a certain person from a certain background check under certain circumstances; etc.

Session: 2019 Regular Session

Last Action: Rereferred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

Sponsors

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'.

8 sponsors: Susan Lee (D); Pamela Beidle (D); Sarah Elfreth (D); Brian Feldman (D); Guy Guzzone (D); Benjamin Kramer (D); Obie Patterson (D); Douglas Peters (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 17% (8 of 47)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Apr 8, 2019 First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
House Apr 8, 2019 Rereferred to Judiciary
Senate Apr 8, 2019 Third Reading Passed (32-14)
Senate Apr 5, 2019 Floor Amendment {773526/1 (Senator Zirkin) Adopted
Senate Apr 5, 2019 Floor Amendment {593529/1 (Senator Bailey) Withdrawn
Senate Apr 5, 2019 Floor Amendment {173428/1 (Senator Jennings) Rejected (15-30)
Senate Apr 5, 2019 Special Order until later today (Senator Zirkin) Adopted
Senate Apr 5, 2019 Floor Amendment {333823/3 (Senator Zirkin) Adopted
Senate Apr 5, 2019 Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Senate Apr 5, 2019 Floor Amendment {273520/1 (Senator Hershey) Rejected (16-30)
Senate Apr 5, 2019 Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
Senate Apr 5, 2019 Favorable with Amendments {748674/1 Report Adopted
Senate Feb 6, 2019 Hearing 2/27 at 12:00 p.m.
Senate Feb 4, 2019 First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Engrossed Apr 5, 2019 state link bill text
Introduced Feb 6, 2019 state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
Senate Amendment (Senator Jennings) 173428/01 Senate Amendment (Senator Jennings) 173428/01 Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text No
Senate Amendment (Senator Hershey) 273520/01 Senate Amendment (Senator Hershey) 273520/01 Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text No
Senate Amendment (Senator Bailey) 593529/01 Withdrawn Senate Amendment (Senator Bailey) 593529/01 Withdrawn Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text No
Senate Amendment (Judicial Proceedings) 748674/01 Senate Amendment (Judicial Proceedings) 748674/01 Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text Yes
Senate Amendment (Senator Zirkin) 773526/01 Senate Amendment (Senator Zirkin) 773526/01 Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text Yes
Senate Amendment (Senator Zirkin) 333823/03 Senate Amendment (Senator Zirkin) 333823/03 Nov 30, -0001 State Link amendment text Yes
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes No Votes Absent Passed
03/30/2019 16 30 0 1 No
  • Augustine, Malcolm (D) Nay
  • Bailey, Jack (R) Yea
  • Beidle, Pamela (D) Nay
  • Benson, Joanne (D) Nay
  • Carozza, Mary (R) Yea
  • Carter, Jill (D) Nay
  • Cassilly, Bob (R) Yea
  • Eckardt, Adelaide (R) Yea
  • Edwards, George (R) Yea
  • Elfreth, Sarah (D) Nay
  • Ellis, Arthur (D) Nay
  • Feldman, Brian (D) Nay
  • Ferguson, William (D) Nay
  • Gallion, Jason (R) Yea
  • Griffith, Melony (D) Nay
  • Guzzone, Guy (D) Nay
  • Hayes, Antonio (D) Nay
  • Hershey, Stephen (R) Yea
  • Hester, Katie (D) Nay
  • Hough, Michael (R) Yea
  • Jennings, J (R) Yea
  • Kagan, Cheryl (D) Nay
  • Kelley, Delores (D) Nay
  • King, Nancy (D) Nay
  • Klausmeier, Katherine (D) Yea
  • Kramer, Benjamin (D) Nay
  • Lam, Clarence (D) Nay
  • Lee, Susan (D) Nay
  • McCray, Cory (D) Nay
  • Miller, Thomas (D) Nay
  • Nathan-Pulliam, Shirley (D) Nay
  • Patterson, Obie (D) Nay
  • Peters, Douglas (D) Nay
  • Pinsky, Paul (D) Nay
  • Ready, Justin (R) Yea
  • Reilly, Edward (R) Yea
  • Rosapepe, James (D) Nay
  • Salling, Johnny (R) Yea
  • Serafini, Andrew (R) Yea
  • Simonaire, Bryan (R) Yea
  • Smith, William (D) Absent
  • Waldstreicher, Jeff (D) Nay
  • Washington, Mary (D) Nay
  • West, Chris (R) Yea
  • Young, Ronald (D) Nay
  • Zirkin, Robert (D) Nay
  • Zucker, Craig (D) Nay
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
03/30/2019 15 30 1 1 No
  • Augustine, Malcolm (D) Nay
  • Bailey, Jack (R) Yea
  • Beidle, Pamela (D) Nay
  • Benson, Joanne (D) Nay
  • Carozza, Mary (R) Yea
  • Carter, Jill (D) Nay
  • Cassilly, Bob (R) Yea
  • Eckardt, Adelaide (R) Yea
  • Edwards, George (R) Yea
  • Elfreth, Sarah (D) Nay
  • Ellis, Arthur (D) Nay
  • Feldman, Brian (D) Nay
  • Ferguson, William (D) Nay
  • Gallion, Jason (R) Yea
  • Griffith, Melony (D) Nay
  • Guzzone, Guy (D) Nay
  • Hayes, Antonio (D) Nay
  • Hershey, Stephen (R) Yea
  • Hester, Katie (D) Nay
  • Hough, Michael (R) Yea
  • Jennings, J (R) Yea
  • Kagan, Cheryl (D) Nay
  • Kelley, Delores (D) Nay
  • King, Nancy (D) Nay
  • Klausmeier, Katherine (D) Yea
  • Kramer, Benjamin (D) Nay
  • Lam, Clarence (D) Nay
  • Lee, Susan (D) Nay
  • McCray, Cory (D) Nay
  • Miller, Thomas (D) Nay
  • Nathan-Pulliam, Shirley (D) Nay
  • Patterson, Obie (D) Nay
  • Peters, Douglas (D) Nay
  • Pinsky, Paul (D) Nay
  • Ready, Justin (R) Yea
  • Reilly, Edward (R) NV
  • Rosapepe, James (D) Nay
  • Salling, Johnny (R) Yea
  • Serafini, Andrew (R) Yea
  • Simonaire, Bryan (R) Yea
  • Smith, William (D) Absent
  • Waldstreicher, Jeff (D) Nay
  • Washington, Mary (D) Nay
  • West, Chris (R) Yea
  • Young, Ronald (D) Nay
  • Zirkin, Robert (D) Nay
  • Zucker, Craig (D) Nay
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
03/31/2019 32 14 0 1 Yes
  • Augustine, Malcolm (D) Yea
  • Bailey, Jack (R) Nay
  • Beidle, Pamela (D) Yea
  • Benson, Joanne (D) Yea
  • Carozza, Mary (R) Nay
  • Carter, Jill (D) Yea
  • Cassilly, Bob (R) Nay
  • Eckardt, Adelaide (R) Nay
  • Edwards, George (R) Nay
  • Elfreth, Sarah (D) Yea
  • Ellis, Arthur (D) Yea
  • Feldman, Brian (D) Yea
  • Ferguson, William (D) Yea
  • Gallion, Jason (R) Nay
  • Griffith, Melony (D) Yea
  • Guzzone, Guy (D) Yea
  • Hayes, Antonio (D) Yea
  • Hershey, Stephen (R) Nay
  • Hester, Katie (D) Yea
  • Hough, Michael (R) Nay
  • Jennings, J (R) Nay
  • Kagan, Cheryl (D) Yea
  • Kelley, Delores (D) Yea
  • King, Nancy (D) Yea
  • Klausmeier, Katherine (D) Nay
  • Kramer, Benjamin (D) Yea
  • Lam, Clarence (D) Yea
  • Lee, Susan (D) Yea
  • McCray, Cory (D) Yea
  • Miller, Thomas (D) Yea
  • Nathan-Pulliam, Shirley (D) Yea
  • Patterson, Obie (D) Yea
  • Peters, Douglas (D) Yea
  • Pinsky, Paul (D) Yea
  • Ready, Justin (R) Nay
  • Reilly, Edward (R) Yea
  • Rosapepe, James (D) Yea
  • Salling, Johnny (R) Nay
  • Serafini, Andrew (R) Nay
  • Simonaire, Bryan (R) Nay
  • Smith, William (D) Absent
  • Waldstreicher, Jeff (D) Yea
  • Washington, Mary (D) Yea
  • West, Chris (R) Yea
  • Young, Ronald (D) Yea
  • Zirkin, Robert (D) Yea
  • Zucker, Craig (D) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name

Link: link to state bill page

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