2006 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Prior Year Introduction As: SB 379/02 - JPR
Sponsored By:
Delegates Costa, Aumann, Bartlett, Bates, Boschert, Boteler, Bromwell, Cluster, Donoghue, Dwyer, Eckardt, Elliott, Frank, Gilleland, Impallaria, Jennings, Kach, Kohl, Kullen, Leopold, McDonough, McMillan, Miller, Rudolph, Sophocleus, Sossi, Stocksdale, Stull, and Weldon
Declaration of Rights - Right to Keep and Bear Arms


Establishing a constitutional right to keep and bear arms for the defense of self, family, home, and State, and for hunting and recreational use; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State of Maryland for their adoption or rejection.

History by Legislative Date

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Joseph R. Bartlett, District 4A
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate David G. Boschert, District 33A
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate John W. E. Cluster, Jr., District 8
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Donald H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Terry R. Gilleland, Jr., District 32
Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate J. B. Jennings, District 7
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Sheryl Davis Kohl, District 34A
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate John R. Leopold, District 31
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Herb McMillan, District 30
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

WEAPONS -see also- GUNS

Bill affects the following Statute:

Declaration of Rights
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Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered