Maryland HB 786 - Firearm Omnibus

Maryland HB 786

By Rep. Vanessa Atterbeary (D) with Reps. Gabriel Acevero (D), Ben Barnes (D), Sandy Bartlett (D), Kumar Barve (D), Talmadge Branch (D), Tony Bridges (D), Alice Cain (D), Al Carr Jr. (D), Mark Chang (D), Lorig Charkoudian (D), Nick Charles (D), Charlotte Crutchfield (D), Bonnie Cullison (D), Debra Davis (D), Dereck Davis (D), Kathleen Dumais (D), Eric Ebersole (D), Jessica Feldmark (D), Diana Fennell (D), Wanika Fisher (D), Dave Fraser-Hidalgo (D), Jim Gilchrist (D), Cheryl Glenn (D), Anne Healey (D), Shelly Hettleman (D), Terri Hill (D), Julian Ivey (D), Jay Jalisi (D), Adrienne Jones (D), Anne Kaiser (D), Ariana Kelly (D), Marc Korman (D), Carol Krimm (D), Steve Lafferty (D), Jazz Lewis (D), Robbyn Lewis (D), Brooke Lierman (D), Lesley Lopez (D), Sara Love (D), Maggie McIntosh (D), David Moon (D), Nick Mosby (D), Julie Palakovich Carr (D), Edith Patterson (D), Shane Pendergrass (D), Lily Qi (D), Kirill Reznik (D), Mike Rogers (D), Sheree Sample-Hughes (D), Emily Shetty (D), Stephanie Smith (D), Jared Solomon (D), Charles Sydnor III (D), Jen Terrasa (D), Geraldine Valentino-Smith (D), Courtney Watson (D), Ron Watson (D), Karen Young (D), Pat Young (D)

LEAP Forward Position: Support


FOR the purpose of providing that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete the transfer of a certain rifle or shotgun in a certain role, except under certain circumstances; requiring, before a certain transfer is conducted, the transferor and transferee to meet jointly with a certain licensee and request that the licensee facilitate the transfer; requiring a certain licensee to take certain actions when facilitating a certain transfer; authorizing a certain transferor to remove a certain rifle or shotgun from certain premises under certain circumstances; prohibiting a certain licensee and transferor from completing a certain transfer if a certain background check has a certain result; authorizing a certain transferor to remove a certain rifle or shotgun from certain premises if a certain background check has a certain result; authorizing a certain licensee to charge a reasonable fee for facilitating a certain transfer; establishing certain penalties for violating this Act and for providing false information while conducting a transfer under this Act; excluding certain transfers from the scope of this Act; prohibiting a licensee or any other person from selling, renting, or transferring a certain rifle or shotgun for a certain period of time following the execution of a federal firearms transaction record; requiring a person who sells, rents, or transfer a certain rifle or shotgun to forward a certain written notification of the transaction to the Secretary of State Police within a certain amount of time; requiring the Secretary to maintain a permanent record of all notifications received in the State; prohibiting a person from purchasing more than one certain rifle or shotgun in a 30–day period; providing for certain exceptions to the prohibition on purchasing more than one certain rifle or shotgun in a 30–day period; requiring a certain person who moves into the State to register certain rifles and shotguns with the Secretary within a certain period of time; requiring the Secretary to prepare and provide a certain application for registering rifles and shotguns; providing that certain registration data is not open to public inspection; prohibiting a certain person from selling, renting, or transferring a certain rifle or shotgun unless the person presents a long gun qualification license issued by the Secretary or certain credentials or identification; providing for certain exceptions to the requirement to present and possess a long gun qualification license under certain circumstances; establishing certain requirements and procedures for the issuance and renewal of a long gun qualification license; authorizing the Secretary to revoke a long gun qualification license under certain circumstances; requiring a certain person to return a long gun qualification license under certain circumstances; establishing certain requirements and procedures for the issuance of a replacement long gun qualification license under certain circumstances; authorizing the Secretary to adopt certain regulations; prohibiting a certain dealer or other person from knowingly participating in the illegal sale, rental, transfer, purchase, possession, or receipt of a certain rifle or shotgun under certain circumstances; establishing certain penalties; defining certain terms; and generally relating to rifles and shotguns.