2013 Regular Session



Firearms - Detachable Magazines - Maximum Capacity for Ammunition

Sponsored by:

Delegate Gutierrez


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Reducing to 10 rounds the maximum capacity for ammunition of a detachable magazine for a firearm that can be manufactured, sold, offered for sale, purchased, received, or transferred; and reducing to 10 rounds the maximum capacity for ammunition of a magazine which, when used by a person in the commission of a felony or a crime of violence, results in that person being guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to specified penalties.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Gutierrez, Proctor, Anderson, Barkley, Braveboy, Cardin, Carr, Cullison, Feldman, Frush, Gilchrist, Glenn, Haynes, Healey, Howard, Hucker, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Lee, Luedtke, A. Miller, Mitchell, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, V. Turner, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0539
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0330 Session: 2011 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Weapons -see also- Guns
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(4-305, 4-306)

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October 2, 2015 9:09 A.M.