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2017 Regular Session



Firearms - Handgun Permit - Preliminary Approval

Sponsored by:

Delegate Rey


In the Senate - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)

Synopsis:Authorizing a person to apply for preliminary approval of a handgun permit without completing a certified firearms training course; requiring the Secretary to investigate an application for a handgun permit; requiring the Secretary to issue preliminary approval for a handgun permit if the applicant meets specified requirements except the required certified firearms training course; requiring an applicant to satisfy a specified firearm training requirement within 120 days after receipt of preliminary approval; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Rey, Bromwell, Buckel, Carey, Clark, Cluster, Fisher, Glass, S. Howard, Malone, McConkey, Morgan, Parrott, Queen, Saab, Simonaire, B. Wilson, and C. Wilson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
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Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
State Police, Department of
Statutes:Article - Public Safety
(5-301, 5-306)

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November 28, 2017 1:04 P.M.