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2017 Regular Session



Weapon-Free Higher Education Zones

Sponsored by:

Delegate Barnes, B.


In the Senate - Conference Committee Appointed

Synopsis:Altering a specified exception relating to law enforcement officers to the prohibition on carrying specified weapons on public school property; prohibiting the carrying or possession of specified firearms on the property of public institutions of higher education; requiring a public institution of higher education to post specified signs in prominent locations on the property; requiring the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland to incorporate into their bylaws, policies and procedures, the current weapons practice on campus; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates B. Barnes, D. Barnes, Anderson, Busch, Conaway, Ebersole, Fennell, Frick, Frush, Gilchrist, Hill, Hixson, C. Howard, Jackson, Kelly, Korman, Krimm, Lafferty, Luedtke, McCray, McIntosh, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Reznik, Robinson, Sanchez, Tarlau, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, A. Washington, M. Washington, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB1002 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Appropriations  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Higher Education
Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Guns
Signs and Billboards
State Universities and Colleges
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
Article - Education

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November 28, 2017 12:58 P.M.