2007 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety
Sponsored By:
Delegates Riley, James, Bates, Boteler, Bromwell, DeBoy, Dwyer, Glassman, Impallaria, Jennings, Kach, Kelly, Krebs, Kullen, McComas, McDonough, Myers, Stifler, and Wood
Handguns - Wearing, Carrying, or Transporting - Permits


Repealing the requirement that a person have a good and substantial reason for wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun before receiving a permit to wear, carry, or transport a handgun; requiring the Secretary of State Police to charge for a specified purpose a fee payable when an application is filed for a handgun; and requiring the Governor to appropriate specified funds to programs to combat criminal gang violence.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/9 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Donald H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Barry Glassman, District 35A
Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate J. B. Jennings, District 7
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate Donna Stifler, District 35A
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
State Police, Department of
Violence -see also- Domestic Violence; Harassment
Weapons -see also- Guns

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Safety
( 5-301 , 5-304 , 5-306 )


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