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2017 Regular Session



Gun-Free Higher Education Zones

Sponsored by:

Senator Smith


In the Senate - Conference Committee Appointed

Synopsis:Altering a specified exception relating to law enforcement officers to the prohibition on carrying or possessing specified weapons on school property; prohibiting the carrying or possession of specified firearms on the property of public institutions of higher education; providing specified exceptions; providing that a violation is a civil offense punishable by a fine of up to $1,000; requiring the Board of Regents for the University System of Maryland to incorporate the current weapons practice into their bylaws, policies and procedures; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Smith, Madaleno, Benson, Currie, Guzzone, Kagan, King, Lee, McFadden, Nathan-Pulliam, Robinson, Rosapepe, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingAppropriations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Higher Education
Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Citations
District Courts
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
State's Attorneys
State Universities and Colleges
Weapons -see also- Guns
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(4-102, 4-102.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:13 P.M.