Violence Prevention

Legislation/IssuesSynopsisResourcesNew This Week/Upcoming Dates
SB 1 - Criminal Law - Wearing, Carrying, or Transporting Firearms - Restrictions (Gun Safety Act of 2023) Prohibiting a person from knowingly wearing, carrying, or transporting a firearm in certain locations; prohibiting a person from wearing, carrying, or transporting a firearm onto certain property unless the owner or owner's agent has given certain permission; altering certain provisions of law relating to the authority of the Secretary of State Police to limit the wearing, carrying, or transporting of a handgun at certain times and locations; etc. SB 1

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 680 (5/16)
SB 148 (HB 186) - Victim Services Programs - Supplementing Federal Funding and Support (Victim Services Stabilization Act) Providing for the stable funding and support of trauma-informed, high-quality program and services for victims of crime; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to help support certain programs providing services for victims of crime; requiring the Office to consult with certain individuals and organizations regarding the allocation of certain funding; and requiring the Governor to include certain funding in the State budget. SB 148

HB 186

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 626 (5/16)

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 625 (5/16)
SB 159 (HB 162) - Firearms - Maryland Voluntary Do Not Sell Firearm Registry - Establishment Requiring the Department of State Police to create and maintain a Maryland Voluntary Do Not Sell Firearm Registry in which a person may voluntarily enroll for the purpose of being prohibited from obtaining a firearm; prohibiting a dealer or other person from selling, renting, loaning, or transferring a firearm to a purchaser, lessee, borrower, or transferee who the dealer or other person knows or has reason to believe is registered on the registry; etc. SB 159

HB 162

Hearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m. (1/18)

Referred Judicial Proceedings (3/15)