SB0281 (CH0427)

2013 Regular Session



Firearm Safety Act of 2013

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Approved by the Governor - Chapter 427

Synopsis:Establishing an exception to the prohibition against carrying a deadly weapon on public school property; making it a misdemeanor to possess or use specified firearm ammunition during the commission of a crime of violence; limiting the authorization for a person to wear, carry, or transport a handgun; designating specified firearms as assault weapons; prohibiting, with exceptions, a person from transporting an assault weapon into the State or possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving an assault weapon; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Benson, Conway, Currie, Ferguson, Forehand, Frosh, Kelley, King, Madaleno, Manno, Montgomery, Peters, Pinsky, Ramirez, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Young, Zirkin, Jones-Rodwell, and McFadden
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0294
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
By Request of the Governor
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Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Criminal Background Investigations
Dealers -see also- Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salesmen
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Electronic Government
Federal Government
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Hunting -see also- Trapping
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Interstate Affairs
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Mental Health
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Police Training Commission
Private Schools
Protection Orders
Public Information
Public Schools
Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Search and Seizure
State Police, Department of
Theft -see also- Shoplifting
Transportation -see also- Aircraft; Airports; Boats; etc
Violence -see also- Domestic Violence; Harassment
Weapons -see also- Guns
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(4-102, 4-110, 4-203, 4-301 through 4-306)
Article - Health - General
Article - Natural Resources
Article - Public Safety
(3-208, 5-101, 5-110, 5-114, 5-115, 5-117.1, 5-118, 5-120, 5-133, 5-133.1, 5-133.2, 5-133.3, 5-143, 5-145, 5-146, 5-205, 5-206, 5-301, 5-306, 5-119)
Article - State Government

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October 24, 2017 1:08 P.M.