2013 Regular Session



Firearm Safety Act of 2013

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In the House - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)

Synopsis:Altering the authorization for a person to wear, carry, or transport a handgun to be within specified limitations; designating specified firearms as assault weapons; prohibiting, with specified exceptions, a person from transporting an assault weapon into the State or possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving an assault weapon; authorizing specified licensed firearms dealers to continue to possess, sell, offer for sale, or transfer specified assault weapons under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Anderson, Arora, Barkley, Bobo, Cardin, Carr, Clippinger, Cullison, Dumais, Feldman, Frick, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Haynes, Hubbard, Hucker, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Kramer, Lafferty, Lee, Luedtke, Mitchell, Murphy, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Simmons, Stein, Summers, Tarrant, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, Walker, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0281
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
By Request of the Governor
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
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
Federal Government
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Mental Health
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
State Police, Department of
Violence -see also- Domestic Violence; Harassment
Weapons -see also- Guns
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(4-203, 4-301 through 4-306)
Article - Health - General
Article - Public Safety
(5-101, 5-117.1, 5-118, 5-120, 5-133, 5-133.1, 5-133.2, 5-133.3, 5-143, 5-205, 5-206, 5-301, 5-306, 5-119)

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October 24, 2017 1:01 P.M.